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Journeys of Courage : Remarkable Stories of the Healing Power of Community - Joy Carol

Journeys of Courage

Remarkable Stories of the Healing Power of Community

By: Joy Carol

Paperback Published: 18th March 2004
ISBN: 9781893732797
Number Of Pages: 249

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Journeys of Courage answers the outcry for stories of healing in the violent and turbulent times in which we live. These are powerful accounts about the transformation and healing experienced by communities that have courageously faced horrendous challenges. These stories vividly demonstrate what has worked for different kinds of communities and how they undertook meaningful healing processes. The stories range from people affected by 9/11 to abuses within the church, to those affected by addictions and poverty, and many more."

Acknowledgmentsp. 7
Introductionp. 9
The United States
Introductionp. 21
Community Gardening: Tending Our Gardensp. 25
The Firefighters
Firehouse Engine 217: Healing Around the Kitchen Tablep. 33
A Firefighter's Family: Discovering Our Hearts' Treasuresp. 48
The Bagpipers: Lifting Their Spiritsp. 63
The Healing Trees: Remembering Heroesp. 71
The Department of Sanitation: Clearing Sacred Groundp. 77
St. Paul's Chapel: Creating a Havenp. 89
Our Children and "Ordinary People": Touching Angelsp. 97
Contemporary Roman Catholics (CRC): Running With Godp. 111
The Caregivers: Caring for Our Soulsp. 123
The Republic of Ireland
Introductionp. 133
The Church: Facing the Truthp. 137
Cuan Mhuire Addiction Center: Finding a Way From Hellp. 153
Mountjoy Prison's Dochas Center: Creating New Livesp. 167
Northern Ireland
Introductionp. 185
Survivors of Trauma: Yearning for Wholenessp. 189
Political Prisoners in the Maze Prison: Embracing Our Mothers' Sonsp. 205
The Corrymeela Community: Welcoming to Allp. 215
Restoration Ministries: Interlocking Our Journeysp. 229
Afterwordp. 243
Notesp. 250
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ISBN: 9781893732797
ISBN-10: 1893732797
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 249
Published: 18th March 2004
Publisher: Sorin Books, U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 14.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.34