By Leon Olenick,Amitai Zachary Malone
Advance compliment for "Anatomy of a Tear":
“Such a blessing for us! Leon Olenick provides us tales so easily profound they contact all of the organs of the physique, tenderizing the guts, helping the liver to stay a existence worthy dwelling! greater than that, they render the soul so it might probably emerge clarified. this can be a permanent and important read.”
- Mitchell Chefitz, writer of "The 7th Telling" and "The Curse of Blessings"
“These superb tales are jam-packed with insightful, artistic, and sometimes replicable acts of compassion and loving-kindness direly wanted in healthcare settings this day. This grasp chaplain unearths the way to expand the sweetness and that means of dwelling 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 develop into unforgettable and now stay inside of me. I am ceaselessly 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 provide new desiring to all who draw close to. May the candy water of the tears herein movement 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 guts. This booklet is a center opener for clergy and their paintings and for those who search out 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 remedy yet to heal: to create sacred area the place we will locate wholeness in the course 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 --- during the published web page. there's therapeutic during this e-book when you dare to obtain it.”
- Rabbi Rami Shapiro, writer of "Perennial knowledge for the Spiritually Independent"
The following evaluation, “Life putting forward 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 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 value. What concerns as an alternative are the timeless traits of kindness, empathy, recognition, and love. trip with Olenick as he drives to very good actual existence events that you can actually no longer make up, not just related to end-of-life matters but in addition approximately new beginnings.
Olenick’s publication is set assorted 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 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 loss of life has happened and the kin is wanting religious aid. [...]
Our readers already recognize this e-book of lifestyles maintaining tales is easily worthy interpreting over and over and might make an excellent Hanukkah gift.”
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Anatomy of a Tear: A Chaplain's Stories of Life, Love and Loss by Leon Olenick,Amitai Zachary Malone