New PDF release: Anatomy of a Tear: A Chaplain's Stories of Life, Love and

By Leon Olenick,Amitai Zachary Malone

ISBN-10: 0615911102

ISBN-13: 9780615911106

existence putting forward precise 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 such a lot profound moments.

Advance compliment for "Anatomy of a Tear":

“Such a blessing for us! Leon Olenick supplies us tales so easily profound they contact the entire organs of the physique, tenderizing the guts, aiding the liver to dwell a existence worthy residing! greater than that, they render the soul so it may well emerge clarified. this is often a permanent and important read.”

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

“These really good tales are packed with insightful, artistic, and sometimes replicable acts of compassion and loving-kindness direly wanted in healthcare settings at the present time. This grasp chaplain unearths tips on how to expand the wonder and that means of dwelling into each final moment.”

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

“My eyes mist as I input those sacred encounters.  These moments turn into unforgettable and now reside inside me.  I am endlessly 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 supply new aspiring 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 all of the required studying to be a Rabbi and chaplain with the center. This ebook is a center opener for clergy and their paintings and for those who 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 susceptible moments. Their activity isn’t to healing yet to heal: to create sacred house the place we will be able to locate wholeness in the middle of our shattering. not anyone does this greater then Reb Leon. The tales in Anatomy of a Tear keep it up 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 evaluation, “Life asserting Stories,” reviewed by means of Jennie Cohen – The Jewish put up & Opinion (National version, 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 luck, Chaplain, Rabbi and writer Leon Olenick is a type 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 value. What concerns as a substitute are the timeless traits of kindness, empathy, attractiveness, and love. experience with Olenick as he drives to terrific genuine lifestyles events that you can actually now not make up, not just concerning end-of-life matters but in addition approximately new beginnings.

Olenick’s e-book is ready diverse situations 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 set being known as at three a.m. right into a Miami local that was once in a single of the extra violent components of city. A loss of life has happened and the kinfolk is short of non secular aid. [...]

Our readers already understand this ebook of lifestyles putting forward tales is easily worthy studying time and again and may make a superb Hanukkah gift.”

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