Healing Words for Healing People | Prayers and Meditations for Parish Nurses and Other Health Professionals (Patterson)

Healing Words for Healing People | Prayers and Meditations for Parish Nurses and Other Health Professionals (Patterson)

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Deborah Patterson dedicates this rich resource to the nurses, doctors, chaplains, and parish clergy who live as God's healers and who bring hope to each of us.

Through meditations and prayers, Healing Words for Healing People supports the spiritual lives and daily challenges of healthcare works, caregivers, and clergy. Patterson, who authored the highly successful The Essential Parish Nurse, is keenly aware of the resources needed in the health ministry profession to avoid burnout. This insight has enabled her to create a unique and inspiring tool to help you minister to your patients and yourself, with topics including:

  • the hospitality of healing
  • stewarding mystery
  • rest and well-being
  • senior care
  • depression
  • infertility
  • surgery
  • mental health
  • terminal diagnosis
  • and much, much more.

Healing Words For Healing People: Prayers and Meditations for Parish Nurses and Other Health Professionals provides hope, promise, and courage.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Deborah L. Patterson is the Executive Director of Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries, which support the growth and development of parish nursing/faith community nurse programs and health ministries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Deborah is the author of The Essential Parish Nurse, Health Ministries: A Primer for Clergy and Congregations, among other books for health ministries, covering topics such as "access to care, call to health ministry, healthy lifestyles, healthy families, healing our infirmities, and the health of creation." Formerly the Executive Director of the International Parish Nurse Resource Center, Deborah has also personally experienced just how essential a parish nurse can be, and how healing words can make all the difference in the world.

Paperback: 144 pages (5.5 x 8.5 in.)
ISBN 978-0-8298-1673-9
2008