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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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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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Healing Soul Pain

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HEALING SOUL PAINDifficult and traumatic life events leave us feeling broken and incomplete, searching and longing for the deep inner healing we know is required. While models for helping offer support and coping strategies, they generally fail in the provision of healing soul’s anguish, leaving many to believe that inner healing is unattainable. This DVD presents a model for healing. It clearly portrays that soul healing is possible, that rapid transformation follows, that the effects are sustained and that the methods demonstrated for HEALING SOUL PAIN can be easily learned and...

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Exploring the Sacred in Death and Dying (DVD)

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This series of 6 programs 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 programs deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th program is the DelBene family story. Part 1, ‘Saying Goodbye’ shows a number of ways people have said goodbye and explores some rituals that have been helpful in...

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Gaining a Heart of Wisdom: Finding Meaning in the Autumn of Your Life

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Gaining a Heart of Wisdom: Finding Wisdom in the Autumn of your Life DVD, 36 min, Study Guide included While growing older has its downside, it also has advantages. Jim Miller draws upon the wisdom of respected writers and sages as well as his own training in gerontology to offer a balanced and affirming look at elder adulthood. His 10 paradoxical principles of healthy aging include, As you learn to let go, you will gain,Your time of decline is a time of ascent, and In the fading light you can see better than ever. Photography from nature encourages viewers to look inward as well as...

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Journey of Loss – .Discovery of Hope

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Weaving a unique, interfaith tapestry with stories of people who have lost loved ones and interviews from renowned clergy, therapists and counselors, this video confronts the confusion, anger and pain that come with grief. Reflecting a faith – based perspective, this production presents death as not being the end of a loved one, but another stage. It also addresses the eternal question of life after death, providing never-before filmed, gripping, reassuring and personal sensory experiences from the bereaved, describing a loved one’s presence after death. Through real-life,...

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Kids Talkin’ About Death (DVD)

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Kids Talkin’ About Death  (VHS and DVD) 20 mins Ages 9-12. A variety of children from different backgrounds react to an interviewer¿s questions about death, expressing their views and opinions based on their own experiences and observations. The frank, spontaneous, and sometimes emotionally-charged responses make this open-ended documentary a good starting point for discussion.

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Kids Talkin’ About Death (VHS)

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Kids Talkin’ About Death  (VHS and DVD) 20 mins Ages 9-12. A variety of children from different backgrounds react to an interviewer¿s questions about death, expressing their views and opinions based on their own experiences and observations. The frank, spontaneous, and sometimes emotionally-charged responses make this open-ended documentary a good starting point for discussion.

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MAKING EVERY MOMENT COUNT

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After  multiple, unsuccessful chemotherapies, Mikaela knows that she has a choice: she can let her brain tumor grow “and just go away, up to heaven,” or she can put up with “needles and pokes and all that stuff and make it go away, and even perhaps it might not come back.”  Sometimes she feels ready to stop her treatments, but then she thinks about how much her mother will miss her.

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WHEN SOMEONE DIES: BEREAVEMENT & LOSS

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An excellent video and teachers resource book with activity sheets…. “When Someone Dies” presents youth with valuable information about the bereavement process, including the fact that grieving is a natural reaction to death, that everyone grieves in his or her own personal way, and that there is no time limit to grieving.  While coping with a loss is never easy, the materials in the Resource Book provide young people with important information that may help make the grieving process less painful and confusing.

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