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Recalling our own stories : spiritual renewal for religious caregivers

Author: Edward P Wimberly; Tapiwa N Mucherera
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fortress Press editionView all editions and formats
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"Recalling Our Own Stories, which author Edward P. Wimberly describes as a 'spiritual retreat in book form,' is designed to help clergy and religious caregivers face the challenges of ministry. It is also a valuable resource for practitioners who assist these clergy and caregivers in meeting the challenges of their work. Wimberly offers a way to renew one's motivation for ministry by reconnecting to one's original  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward P Wimberly; Tapiwa N Mucherera
ISBN: 9781506454788 150645478X
OCLC Number: 1146480317
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 226 pages.)
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
To be called anew: finding spiritual replenishment in our own stories --
Personal myths: stories that empower us or leave us vulnerable --
Marital and family myths: stories that affect our relationships with loved ones --
Ministry myths: stories that help or hinder us in serving God --
The possibility of change: reauthoring the myths that bind us --
Suzanne: allowing the true self to surface --
James and Hope: understanding who called us to ministry --
Blanche and Henry: seeing our spouses for who they are --
Zelda and David: seizing the in-between moments when change is possible --
From walking wounded to wounded healer: what to expect on the journey.
Responsibility: Edward P. Wimberly ; foreword by Tapiwa N. Mucherera.

Abstract:

"Recalling Our Own Stories, which author Edward P. Wimberly describes as a 'spiritual retreat in book form,' is designed to help clergy and religious caregivers face the challenges of ministry. It is also a valuable resource for practitioners who assist these clergy and caregivers in meeting the challenges of their work. Wimberly offers a way to renew one's motivation for ministry by reconnecting to one's original call, tapping the sources of renewal that reside in the faith community." -- page 4 of cover.

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