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A Poem For Hope

A beautiful poem about hope. Hope not only for the future but for the past. Do you have hope for the future? Someone asked Robert Frost, toward the end. Yes, and even for the past, he replied, That it will turn out to have been all right For what it was, something we...

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A Meaningful Life

As human beings, we are “meaning-makers.” Our actions and our relationships are potentially filled with meaning. This meaning isn’t something that we have to search for and hopefully find; it is something that we can actively, creatively generate! It ensues from...

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Joy, Sorrow and Unexpected Guests

What would it look like if we imagined Joy and Sorrow as guests in our home? Sorrow usually walks right in, uninvited, demanding all of our attention. Meanwhile, Joy stands outside, quietly and politely knocking, waiting to be welcomed in. Sometimes, we have this...

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Quieting Our Minds

If we manage to quiet our busy thoughts for just a moment, finding that inner stillness which is not subject to the tyranny of task lists and the hurried pace of our days; we find a well-spring of compassion and wisdom. Drawing deeply from this Source can heal our...

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What Message Will Our Life Speak To The World Today?

We, no less than anyone, have the resources within us to shine upon our world with wisdom and compassion. We, whose bodies are made from the very stuff of the stars and whose souls contain a “spark of the Divine”; we can bridge the divide, heal the wound, bring a...

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How Will You Brighten Someone’s Day Today?

Sometimes when we feel like we are being followed around by one of those little rain clouds, the best thing to do is think about how we can brighten someone else’s day. So, it’s time to get creative! Think of someone at home or at work who could benefit from some care...

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Spiritual Care Comforts the End-of-Life Journey

October 20 to 26 is Spiritual Care Week celebrating the care and service of pastors, ministers, chaplains and other practitioners. They lend their hearts and ears to counsel, support and uplift many people. Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health, cares for the...

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PACE Helps Seniors Stay Moving and Safe

October is Physical Therapy Month spotlighting the specialized care of physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapy assistants (PTAs). These professionals help with rehabilitation, pain management and daily functioning for patients with medical conditions or...

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Don’t Believe Everything You Think

It is wonderful when we realize that we get to choose what takes up space in our heads. How freeing it is to know that we do not have to live at the mercy of our thoughts! We don’t have to ruminate about a hurtful encounter or unpleasant experience that happened in...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Jan
28
Tue
6:00 pm Spouse Loss: Working Years Group... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 1
Spouse Loss: Working Years Group... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 1
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The loss of a spouse can be one of the greatest losses an individual can grieve. Grief groups are designed to provide you support after the loss of someone important to you. Grieving is a uniquely personal experience and many … Continue reading
Jan
30
Thu
1:00 pm General Grief and Loss Group Cou... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center - Training Room 126
General Grief and Loss Group Cou... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center - Training Room 126
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Anyone who is experiencing the loss of a loved one is welcome to join this general bereavement group grief counseling. Grief groups are designed to provide you support after the loss of someone important to you. Grieving is a uniquely personal … Continue reading
Jan
31
Fri
10:00 am Spouse Loss: Retirement Years Gr... @ Hale Senior Center - Activity Center
Spouse Loss: Retirement Years Gr... @ Hale Senior Center - Activity Center
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The loss of a spouse can be one of the greatest losses an individual can grieve. This group grief session focuses on individuals who are grieving the loss of their spouse. Grief groups are designed to provide you support after the … Continue reading
Feb
1
Sat
9:00 am 27th Annual Suncoast Hospice Fas... @ Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club
27th Annual Suncoast Hospice Fas... @ Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
27th Annual Suncoast Hospice Fashion Show & Boutique @ Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club | Palm Harbor | Florida | United States
27th Annual Suncoast Hospice Fashion Show Saturday, February 1, 2020 – Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club Join us for a celebratory afternoon with the music and dance of Carnival at the 27th Annual Suncoast Hospice Fashion Show and Luncheon. Help … Continue reading
Feb
3
Mon
6:00 pm Next Steps Grief Group @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Community Service Center, Community Room 1
Next Steps Grief Group @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Community Service Center, Community Room 1
Feb 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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