Mishkan Aveilut: Where Grief Resides

CCAR Press
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Grief often reweaves our lives into a different way of experiencing the world. Mishkan Aveilut is designed to complement the anchors of our tradition that contain, guide, and support us as we familiarize ourselves with and move through our terrain of grief. This beautiful companion to Mishkan R'fuah: Where Healing Resides offers readings, poems, and meditations to support the emotional and spiritual needs that naturally arise at a time of loss. With opportunities for nourishment, contemplation, and emotional renewal, the collection is meant to be used as a resource for spiritual leaders and individuals alike.
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CCAR Press
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Published on
Jan 1, 2019
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Pages
168
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ISBN
9780881233216
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Judaism / Reform
Religion / Judaism / Rituals & Practice
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