What is spiritual support and its purpose?
Spiritual challenges when facing a life threatening illness.
- Why me?
- Why had God done / let this happen to me?
- Have I done something wrong in my life to cause this (illness)?
Spiritual strengthening when faced with a life threatening illness.
- Reading Scripture
- Positive Outlook With God's Help
Spiritual vs. Religious
- Sharing spiritual beliefs with healthcare team
- Concerns / fears regarding spiritual well-being
- Examples of frequently asked questions
Why has God done this to me?
- I must be a bad person or done something in my life to cause this.
- Will I be able to get to heaven now?
- How can I make my spiritual beliefs stronger?
- Should I tell my healthcare team my spiritual beliefs, concerns, fears?
- I haven't gone to church in years, God probably doesn't want to hear from me.
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