It Is Imperative For Guide Angela Into Talking By Angela Of What Was Heard By Her Telling The Story

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It is imperative to guide Angela into talking. This involves listening to the whole story and retelling the story to Angela of what was heard by her telling the story. Time guiding the conversation to aid Angela in understanding that the grief process is also a healing process. Guiding also “include instruction and information, but it is aimed much less at acquiring than restoring – restoring the parishioner’s soul, thus becoming more of her true self again.”
One of the other issue Pastor Bob needs to address is the congregation and their concerns and emotions dealing with the situation. There is evidence that they are creating triangles by talking among themselves. They seem to be justifying the death being cause by Angela’s possible drinking and lack of being present when the water swept her son into the current. “Triangles are created more frequently and cause great damage when anxiety increases in a system.” There is certainly anxiety in this case study in reference to the death of a child.
The second case study addressed in this paper is Die or Dialysis found on pages 83 – 85 of the Wood and Blue book. In this case study, Pastor Bob of St. Miscellaneous church deals with a shut-in from his congregation named Olive who had only been able to attend worship service a few times during Pastor Bob’s five year assignment at that church. Olive suffered from a number of illnesses. She is a breast cancer survivor and was currently on kidney dialysis for her kidney…

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