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    Book Review – The Last Ecstasy of Life: Celtic Mysteries of Death and Dying by Phyllida Anam-Aire

    Book Review The Last Ecstasy of Life Celtic Mysteries of Death and Dying by Phyllida Anam-Aire Publisher: Findhorn Press Pages: 176 Publication: July 20, 2021     “Time and space are gifts of birth Timelessness and spacelessness are gifts of death We move and dance between the two Like children playing in fields of corn” These lines from a poem by Phyllida Anam-Áire preceding the table of contents opens the door to a deep dive into the mysteries of death and dying. Knowledge from her early near-death experience, Phyllida Anam-Áire, a former nun, becomes a spiritual midwife, using her Celtic heritage to explain the sacred stages of transitioning. In the…