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The Power of Silence

When we are in the presence of profound mysteries like sickness, suffering and death, words often fail us. According to Rachel Naomi Remen, that might be a good thing! She writes, “A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most...

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Tibetan Prayer Tradition Honors Loved Ones and Wishes

The Buddhists and people of Tibet have long believed that the power of prayer set forth in nature brings good to all. Our Suncoast Hospice Care Center Mid-Pinellas is honored to take part in an ancient and sacred Tibetan prayer cloth tradition intended to create peace...

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What is most important today?

Stop for just a moment. Take a couple of long, deep breaths. Ask yourself, “What is most important today?” And then commit to bringing your highest and best self to the challenges of this day. Commit to making room in your day for joy. Refuse to let this day become a...

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One Day at A Time

There is a saying, “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time!” While the idea of eating an elephant is unthinkable for many reasons, the point of the saying is that when we have a big job to do, looking at the big picture can sometimes leave us feeling small and...

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Happy 25th Anniversary Teen Volunteer Program!

This year marks 25 years for our Suncoast Hospice Teen Volunteer Program. We are proud to be the first program in the U.S. to have teens volunteer in hospice care. Longtime Suncoast Hospice volunteer Charlene Einsel helped launch it as a pilot program with 20 high...

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Moments of an Ordinary Day

Poet Mary Jean Irion writes, “Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are, love you, savor you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow.” We tend to look forward to and photograph and celebrate our...

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The Daily Discipline of Practicing Presence

Practicing presence is a daily discipline. We naturally slip into thinking mode, which is a kind of virtual reality that separates us from the present moment. Yet, it is only when we are embodied and present to this moment that we open ourselves to life. Eckhart Tolle...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

May
25
Sat
9:00 am Resale Shops May Sales Calendar ... @ Suncoast Hospice Resale Shops
Resale Shops May Sales Calendar ... @ Suncoast Hospice Resale Shops
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit our website ifyouthrift.org for our May Sales Calendar and to view our Super Saturday Sale on May 25.
May
28
Tue
1:00 pm Empath Health Volunteer Orientat... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center
Empath Health Volunteer Orientat... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Empath Health Volunteer Orientation - St. Pete 5/28/2019 @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center | Saint Petersburg | Florida | United States
Empath Health Volunteer Orientation is a four-hour program for anyone interested in learning more about Empath Health, its members and the many opportunities available. Register for the event through this calendar listing or by calling (727) 523-3440. You will be contacted … Continue reading
Jun
3
Mon
6:00 pm Next Steps Grief Group North County @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Community Service Center, Community Room 1
Next Steps Grief Group North County @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Community Service Center, Community Room 1
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Next Steps Grief Group Members of this monthly group need to have completed a six-week Suncoast Hospice Bereavement Support Group. This will be a monthly check-in time to discuss the next steps of healing in your grief journey. No registration … Continue reading

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