THE HEART KNOWS THE WAY: How to Follow Your Heart to a Conscious Connection with the Divine Spirit Within - is a remarkably intimate and revealing account by the author of how she sought a better, more loving and enlightened approach to helping her husband through his lengthy decline and death. In the process she opened to a personal relationship with the eternal and sublime energy, intelligence which is in everyone and everything in the universe, gained new insights into death and dying, and completed the experience free of sadness and guilt, with renewed joy, meaning, purpose and reaffirmation of life. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING: Fern Stewart Welch had the faith and trust to share her husband's last-life journey in a profound adventure that brings new insight into one of life's more misunderstood and feared experiences, death. In recounting her story, she has pointed the way for others who desire to meet this natural life event with vulnerability, love, compassion and yes, joy. This is Fern's love story with her husband, herself and God. Brava, Fern Stewart Welch for the courage and commitment to go there, and to blaze a trail for others. -Elisabeth Kbler-Ross, M.D., the internationally known lecturer and author of the best selling book, "On Death and Dying, and the acknowledged world expert on death and dying. This book is an unflinching account of Fern Stewart Welch's journey though her husband's decline and death. It is a poignant reminder of the meanings that can be found even in life's most difficult moments, and a testimony to the precious love that can bind people together. -Larry Dossey, M.D., bestselling author of numerous books including his latest, "The Extraordinary HealingPower of Ordinary Things." ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Fern Stewart Welch is a former freelance international travel correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, public relations director for The Arizona Bank, founder and president of a public relations firm and editorial director of PHOENIX Magazine. She resides in Scottsdale, Arizona and just completed her latest book with the working title, How to Become a Spiritual Warrior of the Heart.