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HEALING SPIRIT

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Healing Spirit explores the human journey through life and death, illness and healing. It poses the idea that wellness is more than just the absence of disease; that healing goes deeper than simply curing symptoms. Each of us houses our own source of healing. The film shows how different people have connected with that inner spirit. We see women and men suffering from ailments as diverse as depression and AIDS, and physicians practicing both conventional and holistic medicine. Their experience and reflections extend into areas outside the domain of modern...

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  • DVD

NOT IN MY CHURCH

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“”A docu-drama to help people deal with the problem of clergy misconduct involving sexual abuse in the Ministerial Relationship.””

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LABOUR OF LOVE – 5 STORIES OF CAREGIVING

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LABOUR OF LOVE – 5 STORIES OF CAREGIVING (44 minutes; VHS) Walk through almost any neighborhood, and behind one of those front doors you’ll find a family caregiver.  The numbers are staggering.  Over 25 million North Americans are currently looking after elderly relatives with health problems.

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THERE IF WE NEED IT

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A discussion about some of the issues involved in growing older: the pros and cons of private health care, and whether that would serve some of our elderly better; whether assisted suicide should be an option; the kind of housing facility options which are or should be available. The video is divided into two sections for discussion purposes.

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THAT’S A FAMILY

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Children from various different family configurations describe their family activities, and explain the meaning of word{s} that relate to their situation (e.g. “”guardian””, “”divorce””, “”lesbian””, “”adoption””). They talk about other people’s reactions to their family unit, and their own feelings about what people say. But they all agree that a family is “”people who love each other and take care of each other””. An extensive discussion/teaching guide is provided

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LISTENING TO SOUL PAIN

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This 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.

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ENCOUNTERS WITH DEPRESSION

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Dr. K. Sohail, psychiatrist, shares his insights into depression and how various forms of treatment help patients and their families to regain a happy and healthy lifestyle. Three patients share their experiences with depression and the help they received to deal with it. This documentary is produced to help patients, their families, therapists and the public at large to develop a better understanding and an optimistic attitude towards depression. It will reassure them that there is light at the end of a dark tunnel.

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EXPLORING..DYING: 6 – ONE FAMILY’S STORY

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 6, ‘One Family’s Story’, illustrates the diversity of thoughts and feelings of the members of one family sharing the...

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EXPLORING..DYING: 6 – ONE FAMILY'S STORY

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 6, ‘One Family’s Story’, illustrates the diversity of thoughts and feelings of the members of one family sharing the...

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EXPLORING..DYING: 4 – RECOGNIZING THE SACRED

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This series of 6 videos is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 videos deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th tape is the DelBene family story. Part 4, ‘Recognizing the Sacred’, teaches the importance of recognizing and trusting our instincts and of being present and...

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