Guy Newland is Professor of Religion and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Central Michigan University, where he has taught since 1988. He has authored, edited, and translated several books on Tibetan Buddhism, including the three-volume translation of The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment and Introduction to Emptiness. Since the loss of his wife Valerie Stephens in 2013, he has expanded his teachings, given to Universities and Dharma centers, which include topics on death, dying, and grief. He lives in Mount Pleasant, MI.
"This book is extraordinary: raw, honest, wise. It comforts in the right ways and challenges where needed. The practical guidance is clear and powerful, a boon for the grieving and those who wish to help but don't know how."--Deborah Schoeberlein David, author of Living Mindfully
"How do we work with the raw tenderness of sorrow and grief? Guy Newland generously shares his path and learnings of love and loss, and in doing so, offers a new path for us to follow."--Koshin Paley Ellison, cofounder, New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care and editor of Awake at the Bedside