Author Stephen Jenkinson
Author Stephen Jenkinson

Toowoomba Hospice to hold talk by Author Stephen Jenkinson

If you love somebody, if you care about the world that's to come after you, and if you want somebody to be spared the lunacy of what you've seen - you've got to die wise.

The Toowoomba Hospice will be holding an Australian Premiere talk by Stephen Jenkinson 'Die Wise'. Promotions and Fundraising Manager Mr. Mark Munro said Author Stephen Jenkinson will speak from his new book 'Die Wise' which is about grief, dying and the great love of life which will be an Australian first!

Stephen Jenkinson teaches internationally and is the creator and principal instructor of the Orphan Wisdom School, which he founded in 2010. With Master's degrees from Harvard University (Theology) and the University of Toronto (Social Work).

"Stephen is redefining what it means to live, and die well, he has held some very significant positions in his working life and has worked extensively with dying people and their families". Said Mr Munro, Stephen is former program director in a major Canadian hospital, former assistant professor in a prominent Canadian medical school, consultant to palliative care and hospice organizations and educator and advocate in the helping professions.

He is also a sculptor, traditional canoe builder whose house won a Governor General's Award for architecture. To see and hear what Stephen Jenkinson has to say you are invited to an Australian Premiere on Thursday 18th February 6.30pm - 8.30pm at T.S. Burstow Chapel 1020 Ruthven Street Toowoomba South.

Tickets are only $30 and includes the talk and a light supper. They can be purchased directly from Toowoomba Hospice 57B O'Quinn Street Harristown, online www.toowoombahospice.or.au or by calling 4659 8500 during business hours.

The Toowoomba Hospice is located at 57b O'Quinn Street Harristown and provides quality care in partnership with the community for those with a terminal illness.


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