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Contrast: A Photo Essay

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A Photo Essay exploring the experience of depression, shared by Rhonda Schofield.

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Joan Chittister: Spirituality of Struggle (3 dvd set)

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Spirituality of Struggle  3 DVDs, total running time-82 minutes What is the purpose of struggle and how do we grow with it? Based on Joan Chittister’s award winning book, Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope (Eerdmans), this 3-part series is an invitation to look again at the struggles of life in order that we might remember how to recognize new life in our souls the next time our hearts turn to clay.

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In the Name of Love Baptism Resource kit: Congregations/Parents

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This kit includes printed material, a DVD-ROM with text files that can be customized, a baptism video, and video interviews. The package includes background material to be shared with those inquiring about baptism, an outline for a baptism preparation session, and resources that a congregation can use to support those who have been baptized. Companion parents’ DVD-ROM with the same title.A perfect gift for parents, this DVD-ROM includes a short video about baptism, additional video interviews, and text and image files parents can adapt to commemorate their own experience. It also...

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Joan Chittister: Hard-Wired for Compassion

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Hard-Wired for Compassion DVD 27 minutes Seen originally on 30 Good Minutes WTTW 11 Chicago. Joan Chittister reflects on compassion: the emotion that links us to those outside ourselves and the capacity for outreach that drives us to go beyond ourselves to the beating pulse of the rest of the world. Compassion is a veritable dimension of what it means to be fully human. For sample:

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Joan Chittister: The Inner Journey to Peace

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The Inner Journey to Peace DVD; 27 minutes Filmed before a live audience, Joan speaks about cultivating solitude and silence as a way to live peacefully in the world and as a model for the next generation. Originally broadcast on 30 Good Minutes. For sample go to:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlCT6gZV7a8

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Communicating with Compassion

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“”Communicating with Compassion””, a DVD program which is an inspiring training or refresher course for volunteers, staff and families. This program, with its leader guide and handouts, is also suitable for orientation sessions for pastoral care visiting teams. In this 40-minute video, Karen Fox explains a step-by-step method for communicating with people who are ill, injured, isolated, or in distress. Karen demonstrates, using real situations, four key communication skill that empower, encourage, bring hope and lift the spirit. The leader’s guide outlines a...

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It’s Everybody’s Business

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Canadian research indicates that between 4 and 10% of older adults experience on or more forms of abuse or neglect at some point in their later years by someone they trust. Approximately 80% of abuse or neglect of older adults is hidden or goes undetected. Only about one in five cases of abuse come to the attention of community agencies and authorities.. In this dvd, you will gain insight into the types of abuse, signs of abuse and have the opportunity to view various vignettes of potential scenarios.. -Developed by the Winnipeg Elder Abuse Strategy Working Group to assist in increasing the...

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Griefwalker

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GriefwalkerA portrait of palliative caregiver Stephen Jenkinson and his work. Jenkinson is a social worker, storyteller, author and theologian. His message is that our death is not to be denied or avoided but ‘befriended’ – ‘The skill of dying is the same skill as deep living. I’m trying to teach people how to die well.’ This film offers much to think about and talk about and the imagery of the tension that exists in the natural world is beautiful. DVD 2008 (70 mins)

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Reinventing Aging

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DVD produced to accompany the book Reinventing Aging. Each segment is designed as a discussion starter for the chapter listed. Not all chapters include a video component. Appendix A of the book gives suggestions on how to use the video. Reinventing Aging DVD 29 min. 2003This DVD was produced to accompany the book Reinventing Aging. Each segment of the video is designed as a discussion starter for the chapter listed. Not all chapters include a video component. Appendix A of the book gives suggestions on how to use the video.Chapter 1 The Time of Our Lives ...

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Listening to Soul Pain dvd

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LISTENING TO SOUL PAIN DVDThis video is meant to raise awareness of the effects of trauma on the human spirit and emphasize that complete healing requires attention to the spiritual concerns which surface in the wake of the experience. While the spiritual struggles may begin almost immediately following the event, the most intense pain of the spiritual conflict is often encountered only many months, or even years, after. (25 minutes) 2000

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