Bone – Dying Into Life

Marion Woodman, Bone – Dying Into Life, 2000, Viking, New York, NY. Marion Woodman’s story, told as a journal, of her illness (cancer) and healing.

Full Catastrophe Living

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., Full Catastrophe Living, Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness, 1991 Bantam Dell, New York, NY.  This was produced by the program of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and presents stories and exercises to help people coping with pain. This is a recommended resource for individuals dealing with illnesses or chronic challenges.

My Mother, Your Mother

Dennis McCullough, M.D., My Mother Your Mother, Embracing Slow Medicine, The Compassionate Approach to Caring for Your Aging Loved Ones, 2008, Harper Collins, New York, NY. This is not only a compassionate guide for families and caregivers, it is a thorough discussion of the slow medicine approach to care, and useful for individuals as well. This is a recommended core resource for individuals, caregivers and Meetings.

On Hallowing One’s Diminishments

John Yungblut, On Hallowing One’s Diminishments, Pendle Hill Pamphlet 292, 1990, Pendle Hill, Warrington PA. Written from first hand experience after enduring a number of physical challenges, a sensitive discussion of whole person, spirit-grounded practices.This is a recommended core resource.

Older, Wiser, Sexually Smarter

Peggy Brick, Jan Lunquist, Allyson Sandak, Bill Taverner, Older, Wiser, Sexually Smarter – 30 Sex Ed Lessons for Adults Only, 2009, Planned Parenthood of Greater Northern New Jersey, Morristown, New Jersey. This collection of lessons includes articles and information as well as exercises. Lessons cover various topics including “Sexuality…What’s Spirituality Got to Do With It?” This is a recommended core resource for Meetings and other groups.