May 13 2019

By: Jackie Hook
Monday, May 13, 2019

Last week we introduced this month’s theme, “Loss. What Never Changes?” and referenced the hidden wholeness within us. In his book, A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey toward an Undivided Life – Welcoming the Soul and Weaving Community in a Wounded World, Parker Palmer says:

Wholeness does not mean perfection: it means embracing brokenness as an integral part of life. Knowing this gives me hope that human wholeness—mine, yours, ours—need not be a utopian dream, if we can use devastation as a seedbed for new life.

This is what the Helping Grieving Hearts Heal program is all about, embracing the brokenness we feel when we lose a loved one and using this “devastation as a seedbed for new life.”

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