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By Leon Olenick,Amitai Zachary Malone

ISBN-10: 0615911102

ISBN-13: 9780615911106

existence maintaining real 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 supplies us tales so easily profound they contact all of the organs of the physique, tenderizing the guts, supporting the liver to stay a lifestyles worthy residing! greater than that, they render the soul so it may well emerge clarified. this is often an everlasting and helpful read.”

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

“These exceptional tales are jam-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 find out how to expand the wonder and which means of residing into each final moment.”

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

“My eyes mist as I input those sacred encounters.  These moments develop into unforgettable and now reside inside of 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 pictures drawn from those relationships will supply new intending 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 middle opener for clergy and their paintings and for those that hunt down clergy for aid. 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 healing yet to heal: to create sacred house the place we will locate wholeness in the middle of our shattering. not anyone does this greater 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 assessment, “Life declaring Stories,” reviewed via Jennie Cohen – The Jewish submit & 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 locations the place transitority features such age, race, faith and gender, have little significance. What concerns as an alternative are the timeless traits of kindness, empathy, recognition, and love. trip with Olenick as he drives to fabulous actual existence events that you can actually now not make up, not just concerning end-of-life concerns but in addition approximately new beginnings.

Olenick’s ebook is ready various 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 latest beginnings, one is ready a pair of their 90s dwelling 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 demise has happened and the relations is short of non secular aid. [...]

Our readers already recognize this e-book of lifestyles declaring tales is easily worthy studying over and over and could make an excellent Hanukkah gift.”

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