In 2004, the Iona Community became concerned that many of those who could bear witness to its early days were by then in their 70s or 80s. As a result, they commissioned an oral history project, so that their testimonies would not be lost. This book is based on the recordings of their stories.
Hospice chaplain Tom Gordon writes for people facing a life crisis or the reality of their own death, and for those who care for the dying,especially those for whom traditional words and symbols have failed.
Former Chaplain at the Marie Curie Centre, Edinburgh, Tom Gordon writes with sensitivity and clarity about real people, including himself, as they begin to understand their journeys of bereavement.