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Ethics and Religion Talk: Healing From Religious Trauma, part 2

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 07-08-2019 under OPINION

This week, we present a second set of responses to a very important question raised by Lorri R.: “How should a person find healing if they were traumatized during early childhood religious experiences either by sexual abuse in the church, by...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Healing From Religious Trauma, part 1

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 06-24-2019 under OPINION

Here is one set of responses. I’ll have a second set of responses in a couple of weeks. Fred Stella, the Pracharak (Outreach Minister) for the West Michigan Hindu Temple, responds: “I would certainly recommend counseling, but I’d...

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Adoptee finds healing in lifelong journey through sharing story, seeking community

by (Adoptees Connect)

Submitted 10-09-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

I often compared myself to a puzzle piece. At the beginning of my life, I went missing outside of the box, feeling like I don’t fit anywhere, unique to one puzzle somewhere out there, waiting to be placed back in perfect position. ...

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Heartside Ministry introduces new art therapy program

by (Heartside Ministry)

Submitted 06-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

Imagine a place where you can bring your authentic stories, the pain, hurt, joys and distress without any judgment. A place where you are safe to share your struggles, past and present and you are able to process your stories to grow and live a...

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Growing community through art: Heartside Gallery and Studio

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 03-07-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Walking into Heartside Gallery and Studio, the first thing you notice is how active the space is. The Studio and Gallery space blend where artists create and show off art. Volunteers and Neighbor artists move through the space, busy with activity....

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Highlighting city’s mental wellness resources, GoSite hosts free Q&A event

by (GoSite)

Submitted 05-19-2016 under NEWS

Local information and welcome center, the GoSite, will be kicking off a series of events on May 26 aiming to better educate the public about the wide variety of mental health and wellness resources available in the Grand Rapids area. Free and open...

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Inspirational author to speak on humor, healing and wholeness

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 07-08-2015 under

One of America’s most popular inspirational speakers, author Thelma Wells, will present “God is Not Through with Me Yet” at a free program on July 23, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes, located at 2510 Lake...

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Inspirational author to speak on humor, healing and wholeness

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

One of America’s most popular inspirational speakers, author Thelma Wells, will present “God is Not Through with Me Yet” at a free program on July 23, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes, located at 2510 Lake...

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Dr. Carl Hart to speak on science of addiction Tuesday at Wealthy Theatre

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

"One of Wealthy Theatre's most critical roles in this community is to advance dialog," says Wealthy Theatre director Erin Wilson, "and thanks to an almost unbelievable collaboration of partners, that's what we're doing on...

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Stop and be still; walk slowly and listen.

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 01-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

This program has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 12 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. due to weather. And so, this would be a great way to END a long, cold winter. As 2014 begins, the wind and snow howls about us and we wonder if it will ever end. We hope...

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