"You can't fix the pain, but you can help to carry it."
Grieving With Hope
Transparent shared stories of grief and hope have the power to be life-giving. Motivated by this belief, twelve friends gathered to share their personal experiences. Even more, they shared the helpful and... not so helpful responses of their companioning friends.
For anyone who wants to gain meaningful insights to compassionately walk with the bereaved, "Grieving with Hope" provides an intimate window through video.
Calgary Police Service – Death Notification Course
Heart-stopping fear is answering the knock at the door and finding a police officer with news that your loved one has died. As a presenter at the Death Notification Course at Calgary Police Service, Shirley shares her personal experience of receiving a death notification; a memory that will never be forgotten.
For first responders, Shirley offers best practises to what is helpful and harmful for the recipients. Empathy and compassion are paramount.
Whether speaking to a church group, a university classroom, a business boardroom or on a podcast, Shirley passionately shares strategies to effectively companion with those who grieve. With transparency, she provides insights from her own grief journey. Why? Because those who grieve in the company of caring companions, will not only survive their loss but also become the inspiration for many others to hold onto hope. And doesn't our world need a whole lot of HOPE?!
What People Are Saying
“No one has ever taught me how to grieve. Thank you.”
“The presentation was informative, interesting and personal.”
“I found it really helpful to learn what people want/need in their grief.”
“Thank you for giving us the practical ways and words to help someone who is mourning the loss of a loved one.”
“Thank you for being vulnerable.”
Who could benefit from Corner Bend Consulting?
1. The BUSINESS who wants to stand out from their competitor by earning a reputation for trust and compassion. By appropriately applying caring strategies with the bereaved, client loyalty and passion for your business can only increase.
Equipping executive leaders to maintain employee productivity and engagement on the job through a season of grief is also a critical benefit of coaching.
2. The FAITH COMMUNITY who recognizes that caring well for the growing number of bereaved requires acts of compassion that go far beyond the funeral.
3. The FAMILY who feels perplexed as to how to effectively come alongside their grieving relatives and neighbors.