Recovery at Powell will have a special service focused on finding hope in the midst of the losses we have experienced.  The Loss & Hope Service will help us reflect on the losses which caused us to journey to the dark night of the soul and then lead us to the Light of the World…

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10 Steps to Setting Boundaries Know what you want. Give yourself permission to ask for it. Be specific with your request. Ask without apology. Watch your expectations. Accept the answer if it’s no. Don’t take it personally. Take responsibility for your own wants and needs. Find a way to fulfill it yourself. Let go of…

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FREE INTRODUCTION October 12, 2020 6-7:00 p.m. with a special segment on Helping Children with Loss Topic: October 12 Loss and Grief Recovery Intro Time: Oct 12, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84753817513?pwd=OVY4K0FDdVBWSFlsL05FQm1mcGZNUT09 Meeting ID: 847 5381 7513 Passcode: 799411 You don’t need anyone to tell you when your…

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Losing a pet can be one of the most painful experiences a person can have. There is much talk in today’s world about unconditional love. It would be wonderful if human beings were capable of such a thing. The sad truth is that we fall short of the mark. While unconditional love is probably impossible,…

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Do you know someone who was supposed to graduate from middle school, high school, college, or trade school this year, but can’t because of COVID-19? There’s a large group of people who are heartbroken over the fact that they won’t have a traditional graduation ceremony. Class of 2020 students dreamed of this day only to…

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To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you To those who lost a child this year–we mourn with you To those who are in the trenches with little ones every day and wear the badge of food stain–we appreciate you To those who experienced loss through miscarriage, failed adoptions,…

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. Charles Figley has studied the subject of Compassion Fatigue since the 1970’s. In his words, Compassion fatigue is a state experienced by those helping people in distress; it is an extreme state of tension and preoccupation with the suffering of those being helped to the degree that it is traumatizing for the helper. Most…

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