Anatomy of a Tear: A Chaplain's Stories of Life, Love and by Leon Olenick,Amitai Zachary Malone PDF

By Leon Olenick,Amitai Zachary Malone

ISBN-10: 0615911102

ISBN-13: 9780615911106

existence putting forward actual tales of a Chaplain's encounters with sufferers, their households and caregivers as he witnesses their tears of pleasure and heartache in the course of life's so much profound moments.

Advance compliment for "Anatomy of a Tear":

“Such a blessing for us! Leon Olenick offers us tales so easily profound they contact all of the organs of the physique, tenderizing the guts, helping the liver to dwell a existence worthy residing! greater than that, they render the soul so it could actually emerge clarified. this can be a permanent and beneficial read.”

- Mitchell Chefitz, writer of "The 7th Telling" and "The Curse of Blessings"

“These brilliant tales are choked with insightful, artistic, and infrequently replicable acts of compassion and loving-kindness direly wanted in healthcare settings this day. This grasp chaplain finds how one can expand the wonder and which means of residing into each final moment.”

- Rabbi Goldie Milgram, writer of "Mitzvah tales: Seeds for idea and Learning"

“My eyes mist as I input those sacred encounters.  These moments turn into unforgettable and now dwell inside me.  I am ceaselessly thankful to Leon for remembering those occasions and for sharing their majesty.  I locate my spirit renewed as I realize myself “living in black and white instead of Technicolor.” the photographs drawn from those relationships will provide new desiring to all who draw close to.  May the candy water of the tears herein move via you and renew.”

- Martha Rutland, ACPE manager, Board qualified Chaplain, United Methodist Minister

“Leon Olenick controlled to combine the entire required studying to be a Rabbi and chaplain with the center. This publication is a middle opener for clergy and their paintings and for those that hunt down clergy for support. In tale after tale i used to be moved to tears of compassion.”

- Rabbi Zalman Schachter Shalomi, writer of "The Geologist of the Soul" 

“Chaplains input our lives at our so much weak moments. Their activity isn’t to medication yet to heal: to create sacred house the place we will locate wholeness in the middle of our shattering. not anyone does this larger then Reb Leon. The tales in Anatomy of a Tear keep on this paintings --- his paintings --- in the course of the published web page. there's therapeutic during this publication if you happen to dare to obtain it.”

- Rabbi Rami Shapiro, writer of "Perennial knowledge for the Spiritually Independent"

The following overview, “Life declaring Stories,” reviewed by way of Jennie Cohen – The Jewish put up & Opinion (National variation, quantity eighty, quantity 2, November 20, 2013, 17 Kislev 5774)

“Many chaplains are being concerned and compassionate, non-judgmental and open-hearted. a few writers are so articulate the reader feels as though she or he is found in the tale. only a few may be able to do either good. To our success, Chaplain, Rabbi and writer Leon Olenick is a kind of few.

Anatomy of a Tear takes one on a trip to areas the place transitority features such age, race, faith and gender, have little significance. What issues as a substitute are the timeless features of kindness, empathy, popularity, and love. journey with Olenick as he drives to fabulous genuine lifestyles occasions that it is easy to now not make up, not just regarding end-of-life concerns but in addition approximately new beginnings.

Olenick’s publication is ready varied conditions to which his paintings as chaplain has taken him in the course of all hours of the day and evening. to provide an instance of recent beginnings, one is set a pair of their 90s residing in a nursing domestic, they usually are looking to get married. They ask him to accomplish the ceremony.

One of my favorites titled ‘Hallelujah’ is ready being referred to as at three a.m. right into a Miami local that used to be in a single of the extra violent components of city. A loss of life has happened and the family members is wanting religious help. [...]

Our readers already recognize this e-book of existence putting forward tales is definitely worthy analyzing time and again and may make a superb Hanukkah gift.”

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