Being Present when Friends are Ill — Pamphlet to Download

“The remarkable discovery we can make is that love has not deserted us, and that it is available to us now in a new way…”
Margaret Torrie, 1975, PYM Faith and Practice 2002

This pamphlet centers on The Quaker ABCS of Being a Healing Presence, adapted from James Miller and Susan Cutshall’s Art of Being a Healing presence, helpful hints for when we are called to be with someone who is facing serious illness.  The  reading list was reviewed by PYM and NYYM staff and suggests useful resources for Meeting or Care Committee libraries.

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