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By Leon Olenick,Amitai Zachary Malone

existence maintaining 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 such a lot profound moments.

Advance compliment for "Anatomy of a Tear":

“Such a blessing for us! Leon Olenick provides us tales so easily profound they contact the entire organs of the physique, tenderizing the center, aiding the liver to reside a existence worthy dwelling! greater than that, they render the soul so it may possibly emerge clarified. this can be an everlasting and beneficial read.”

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

“These superb tales are full of insightful, inventive, and infrequently replicable acts of compassion and loving-kindness direly wanted in healthcare settings this present day. This grasp chaplain unearths tips to expand the sweetness and which means of residing into each final moment.”

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

“My eyes mist as I input those sacred encounters.  These moments turn into unforgettable and now reside inside of me.  I am perpetually thankful to Leon for remembering those instances 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 circulation 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 such a lot weak moments. Their job isn’t to therapy 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 higher then Reb Leon. The tales in Anatomy of a Tear keep it up this paintings --- his paintings --- throughout the revealed web page. there's therapeutic during this e-book for those who dare to obtain it.”

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

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

“Many chaplains are worrying 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 type 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 value. What issues as a substitute are the timeless traits of kindness, empathy, popularity, and love. trip with Olenick as he drives to exceptional genuine existence events that you possibly can now not make up, not just regarding end-of-life concerns but additionally approximately new beginnings.

Olenick’s booklet is set diversified 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 relations is wanting religious aid. [...]

Our readers already be aware of this booklet of existence declaring tales is easily worthy analyzing over and over and may make a superb Hanukkah gift.”

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