Resources to help you navigate through times of disorientation and disruption.
Are you navigating a particularly challenging time in life?
Together we want to proactively help one another through this wearing season of disorientation and disruption. Encouragement and help is available from wise people around us, as we keep counting on Jesus to guide, strengthen and sustain us!
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If you are struggling right now and in need of further care we encourage you to reach out. We have resources to help you through this time, whether it's pastoral counselling, one-on-one mentoring, or practical need, please let us know. We would love to connect with you, hear your story and learn how we can better serve you during this time. Email our office at email@example.com for more information.
While we’re attempting to provide links to helpful articles and podcasts from reputable sources, a listing here does not reflect our endorsement of all explanations and recommendations of the authors.
When someone close to us dies, grieving that loss can take a long time, but you are not alone.
GriefShare produces daily emails that provide encouragement and reminders of the recovery process.
Visit this link to subscribe to these daily emails.
Every day you see people who are hurting: those who have lost a job have lost a loved one, have gone through a divorce, or are battling a terminal illness.
Stephen Ministers are God’s representatives who bring his love to those who are hurting. God is waiting to make a difference in their lives through you!
Visit this link to read more about being a Stephen Minister.
If you want to find out more about how you can be involved in this one-to-one caregiving ministry, Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Being Alone Together: The Social Pandemic of Loneliness
Read this article by By Dr. Nasreen Khatri, PhD, Registered Clinical Psychologist, Gerontologist, and Neuroscientist.
"As a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist, I am often asked about loneliness. Now, more than ever while observing social distancing due to COVID-19, it is essential to learn the facts and adaptive coping mechanisms regarding loneliness."
Click here to read the article by Dr. Kharti.
Dealing with Uncertainty During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Life is filled with uncertainty, especially at times like this. While many things remain outside your control, your mindset is key to coping with difficult circumstances and facing the unknown.
Visit this link to read more.
Living With Worry & Anxiety
As well as providing important information about anxiety and worry, this free booklet
(downloadable pdf format) will guide you through a selection of skills-development exercises to help overcome worry and anxiety.
This daily podcast of sacred and mindful Bible-based meditations is here to help you encounter the divine presence of God throughout your day.
Visit this link to listen to the podcast.
A CaringBridge website is a personal health journal, rallying friends and family during any type of health journey. Without having to keep up an email/text trail, an individual or family can keep friends current on what’s happening and how you’re doing. Friends can check in for updates without intruding on your time, while leaving comments and encouragements viewable anytime.
To create your own CaringBridge website visit this website.