Category Archives: Pastoral Counseling

In a Crisis, Spiritual Resilience Can Pull Us Through

This year’s theme for Pastoral Care Week is “spiritual resilience.” What does it mean to be spiritually resilient? How can resilience help us through a crisis, like a serious illness or the death of a loved one? John Connor, a chaplain at Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG), offers his thoughts. Resilience helps us continue reading…

“Boosting the Spirit” with Pastoral Counseling

When facing a serious or terminal illness, many patients and families are confronted with a tough spiritual challenge. Some may lose hope, while others lean heavily on their faith for guidance. Because hospice care addresses the whole person—body, mind and spirit—pastoral counseling can play a vital role in promoting spiritual health. At Hospice and Palliative continue reading…