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Dignity, end-of-Life, and concerns in the LGBTQ community

March 14th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Dignity, end-of-Life, and concerns in the LGBTQ community)

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pfr-banner-post-1The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community is a group in society with a unique set of end-of-life concerns, but their needs remain largely unmet

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Buddhist nun Yin Kit teaches mindfulness meditation to prisoners in the Fraser Valley

February 14th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Buddhist nun Yin Kit teaches mindfulness meditation to prisoners in the Fraser Valley)

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pfr-banner-post-1“If you constantly think of it as a prison cell it’s always duhkha—suffering. But if you turn it into a meditation cell, then at least for a moment you will have a glimpse of freedom and joy, because you let go of that negativity.”

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Turning responsibly towards death: A Jewish pastoral perspective

February 6th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Turning responsibly towards death: A Jewish pastoral perspective)

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picture 735pfr-banner-post-1Rabbi Laura Duhan Kaplan says that while we don’t know what happens on the ‘other side’ of death, we can prepare for it ‘on this side’ by letting go of attachments and grievances, and respond to death by learning to support the bereaved

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The role of mindfulness in end of life care

January 10th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on The role of mindfulness in end of life care)

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picture-723pfr-banner-post-1Mindfulness assists people with their end of life process by giving them and their caregivers a tool they can use in order to be fully aware of the present moment and their own physical and mental states

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Keynote by Dr. Eike-Henner Kluge: Reflections on Dying

November 25th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Keynote by Dr. Eike-Henner Kluge: Reflections on Dying)

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picture-722pfr-banner-post-1“This talk is about death and dying. Not about dying unexpectedly or by accident, but about dying as an event that in principle is within our control”

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Pace Anhorn has initiated a conversation about what Christianity is all about

May 23rd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Pace Anhorn has initiated a conversation about what Christianity is all about)

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banner pfrThe founder of Calgary Queer Church, with a vision of creating inclusive safe space for the LGBTQ faith community, says “I didn’t walk away from my faith, I walked away from the church”

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