Q: Am I willing to offer assistance as part of my religious community serving its members? Am I equally willing to graciously accept the help of others?
PYM Faith and Practice, 2002
We live in a society that promotes independence and self-reliance. Friends may find themselves better prepared to offer care than to receive it. We may be compassionate when others have needs, but how willing are we to accept our interdependent natures when it comes to our own needs? This tool offers tips for finding peace with being cared for, and lists a number of resources for further reading and exploration.
This pamphlet offers ideas for challenging stigma surrounding mental illness and suggests supportive resources for helping those in our meetings who are dealing with emotional or behavioral health issues.
We all experience some anxiety in our lives, expecially when facing significant changes. This tool discusses what signs may indicate a need for professional support, lists resources and offers thoughts for Meeting caregivers in supporting people who are facing anxiety.
Q: “What will this newfound present of old age and its unknown future demand of us?
Where is dignity to be found in it? How shall we find ourselves the dignity we see is
Mary Morrison, Without Nightfall Upon the Spirit, Pendle Hill Pamphlet 311
Validating loss, allowing grief and spiritual community support can help us move through life’s most difficult changes. This pamphlet gives some brief points and suggested reading for those facing age related or other changes.