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July 28th 2012:This week on BFJ Radio ~ In the aftermath of Aurora, CO – How do we care for those who grieve? with Marianna Cacciatore

This week we suffered a terrible tragedy in Aurora, Colorado. A gunman opened fire in a movie theatre, killing 12 people and injuring another 58. In times like this, everyone grieves, and sometimes we encounter people who need us to listen and help them process the loss. Even if we didn’t know a soul in that theatre, a loss like this triggers losses of our own. A smorgasbord of feelings may arise, which, when held in a space of love and compassion, can pass instead of remaining inside and debilitating us. Knowing how to be there for one another in the midst of sorrow is a sensitivity we can al

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Marianna Cacciatore

Marianna Cacciatore is an author and public speaker. Her book, Being There for Someone in Grief has been used as a guide for hospice volunteers and as a textbook for Spiritual Directors. It was endorsed by Stephen Levine, Mark Nepo, Wayne Muller, and Parker Palmer. She has just completed the manuscript for her second book, The Way of Love, Generosity, and Grief: An Intimate Portrayal of Stitching the Heart Back Together. She was the Founding Executive Director of the philanthropic organization, Bread for the Journey (BFJ). From 1998 to 2014, she directed the development of BFJ from a single chapter in Santa Fe, NM to a national organization with the capacity to create affiliate chapters
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