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The Art of Comforting: What to Say and Do for People in Distress
Val Walker

Tarcher, 2010

We live in an increasingly "virtual" world in which it can be tempting to skip making that true, human connection with someone in pain. Even though our thoughts might be with them, we lack the confidence to reach out, worrying that we will say or do the "wrong" thing. In this practical, step-by-step guide to what she calls "the art of comforting," Val Walker draws on numerous interviews with "Master Comforters" to guide readers in gently and ...


The Comforting Whirlwind: God, Job, and the Scale of Creation
Bill McKibben

Cowley Publications, 2005

In The Comforting Whirlwind , acclaimed environmentalist and writer Bill McKibben turns to the biblical book of Job and its awesome depiction of creation to demonstrate our need to embrace a bold new paradigm for living if we hope to reverse the current trend of ecological destruction. With reference to the consequences of our poorly considered and self-centered environmental practices—global warming, ozone degradation, ...


Blessed Are Those Who Mourn: Comforting Catholics in Their Time of Grief
Glenn M. Spencer

Our Sunday Visitor, 1999

Grief is an experience common to all humanity. It transcends culture and time. It is 'catholic' - that is, 'universal.' Grief is also Catholic. It is a well-charted experience in the Scriptures, in the lives of the saints, as well as in our common life in the Body of Christ ... Our task is to live this universal, or catholic, pattern of grief as Catholics. In this handbook for those who mourn, Glenn M. Spencer, Jr., looks at the grieving process ...


Comforting Hearts, Teaching Minds: Family Devotions Based on the Heidelberg Catachism
Starr Meade

P & R Publishing, 2013

Starr Meade enables families with school-age children to participate in satisfying devotions together by taking them through The Heidelberg Catechism explaining its answers in short devotional readings accompanied by relevant Bible passages.


Comforting Touch in Dementia and End of Life Care: Take My Hand
Barbara Goldschmidt

Singing Dragon, 2011

The simple sensation of touching someone's hand can have a powerful therapeutic effect. Hand massage is a positive and meaningful way of reaching out and providing comfort to those who are elderly, ill or nearing the end of life, and it can be particularly effective for people with dementia who respond well to non-verbal interaction. This book offers inspiration for all caregivers looking for an alternative way to support and connect with a ...


Comforting Hearts, Teaching Minds: Family Devotions Based on the Heidelberg Catechism

P&R Publishing, 2013

Q. How do you have meaningful family devotions that memorably cover the scope of Christian belief? A. Traditionally, by using a catechism! One of the church’s most acclaimed and best beloved catechisms is the Heidelberg Catechism. Now teaching its comforts to children has never been easier. This book of daily readings . . . . provides a year—or more—of family devotions. . aids study by devoting six to twelve days to the questions of ...


No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life
Thich Nhat Hanh

Riverhead, 2003

With hard-won wisdom and refreshing insight, Thich Nhat Hanh confronts a subject that has been contemplated by Buddhist monks and nuns for twenty-five-hundred years—and a question that has been pondered by almost anyone who has ever lived: What is death? In No Death, No Fear , the acclaimed teacher and poet examines our concepts of death, fear, and the very nature of existence. Through Zen parables, guided meditations, and personal stories, ...


Comforting Eats: More Grain-Free, Sugar-Free & Hunger Free Recipes, 2013

(Spiral Bound Version available at to transform your health by cutting grains out of your diet, but feeling deprived? No more! From the author of Satisfying Eats comes another cookbook, inspired by the author's Southern roots, and filled with over 150 easy and delicious grain-free and low-carb recipes. Easy to follow directions and mouth-watering pictures make this cookbook a must have in your culinary library! ...


Comforting the Confused: Strategies for Managing Dementia, 2nd Edition
Stephanie B. Hoffman PhD, Constance A. Platt MA

Springer Publishing Company, 2000

"How to comfort? How to help?" are questions often asked by persons providing care to individuals suffering from dementia. According to Hoffman and Platt--a warm smile, gentle touch, and soothing voice tone can help toward improving quality of life. The authors believe caregivers should be encouraged to emphasize non-verbal aspects of their communication throughout their daily care of the demented. Hoffman and Platt provide research-based, ...


Totally Vegetarian: Easy, Fast, Comforting Cooking for Every Kind of Vegetarian
Toni Fiore

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2008

Each day brings new findings about the myriad health benefits of a plant-based diet, but for many, the art of easily preparing vegetarian food as delicious and nourishing as the foods they’re accustomed to has remained a mystery—until now. Toni Fiore, the host and creator of Delicious TV’s Totally Vegetarian —the innovative vegetarian cooking show on public television, now seen by nearly 100 million viewers—is fast becoming one of the ...


Comforting the Fearful: Listening Skills for Caregivers
Leroy Howe

Paulist Press, 2002

Often Christians ask, how can they be afraid and still have faith? Blending spirituality and psychology, this book offers a comforting perspective on the fears and anxieties that plague everyone. The author shows how to transform fears from crippling emotion into a way to search for God. While of interest to all, the book is especially meant to help lay ministers comfort others. Clear and accessible, the book blends the wisdom of faith with the ...


Japanese Hot Pots: Comforting One-Pot Meals
Tadashi Ono, Harris Salat

Ten Speed Press, 2009

Wholesome, delicious Japanese comfort food, hot pot cooking satisfies the universal desire for steaming, gratifying and hearty meals the whole family can enjoy. In Japanese Hot Pots , chef Tadashi Ono and food journalist Harris Salat demystify this communal eating tradition for American home cooks with belly-warming dishes from all corners of Japan. Using savory broths and healthy, easy-to-find ingredients such as seafood, poultry, greens, ...


Joy the Baker Cookbook: 100 Simple and Comforting Recipes
Joy Wilson

Hyperion, 2012

Joy the Baker Cookbook includes everything from "Man Bait" Apple Crisp to Single Lady Pancakes to Peanut Butter Birthday Cake. Joy's philosophy is that everyone loves dessert; most people are just looking for an excuse to eat cake for breakfast.


Tea Recipes: A Variety of Delicious, Comforting, and Soothing Tea Recipes for Every Occasion (The Easy Recipe)

Echo Bay Books, 2014

Tea—other than water of course—is the most widely consumed drink in the world. Everyone on the planet has grown to love this steeped plant in all its different forms and flavors, and it’s no wonder. Tea has something to offer everyone! From the health-conscious who want the antioxidants and health benefits, to those who need the caffeine boost, and even those who live in the South and just want a sweet, refreshing iced drink to help them ...


[The Art of Comforting] By Walker, Val(Author)The Art of Comforting: What to Say and Do for People in ...

Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2010


Comforting the Bereaved
Warren Wiersbe, David Wiersbe

Moody Publishers, 1985

Ministering to the mourning is one of the most taxing and delicate duties of a pastor. What minister can forget feeling helpless when conducting his first funeral service - or when calling on grieving family members from his first church? Comforting the Bereaved will help both ministers and concerned lay people give God's comfort to those who hurt. It deals with death and grief from a biblical and psychological perspective and also ...


Comforting Words for Caregivers and Those They Love (Care & Share: The Heart of God)
Julie-Allyson Ieron

Warner Press, 2013

During her father's last serious illness and hospitalization, Julie-Allyson Ieron and her mother decided what they needed to hear the most was truth from God's Word. The reflections in this book are based on scriptures that Julie and her mother found the most uplifting during difficult times. These words will comfort you as well, as you give care to those facing illness, tragedy, or loss of any kind and need encouragement.


31 Gluten Free Slower Cooker Recipes Gluten Free, Yet Still Comforting & Quick, 2014

About the Book Slow cooked food always seems to be the most comforting blend of flavors you can find. Unfortunately, there are many recipes which include gluten – a dangerous ingredient for individuals with celiac disease. Here, you will discover many recipes – from breakfast foods and appetizers to main courses and desserts – that are both gluten free and slow cooked! You will have the ability to have the comfort you desire with ...


Foster Parenting: A Basic Guide To Creating A Loving, Comforting And Stable Home (Foster Care), 2014

Foster Parenting Download your copy today You’re About To Discover How To Create A Loving, Comforting And Stable Home For A Foster Child My husband and I have had eight foster children living with us for the lifetime of our marriage. With each successive child who has blessed us with their presence we’ve learned a lot. Foster parenting and care is very rewarding, but come with its own set of difficulties and challenges. There are ...


Comforting Children in Crisis
Group Publishing

Group Publishing, 2008



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