COVID-19 Spiritual Resources

During these stressful times, when we are all affected by the coronavirus, it may be helpful to remember that we are in this together. Many of us are in need of additional support and encouragement. Reach out to the people around you. Remember that it is okay to ask for help. 

The following links represent a variety of resources from many traditions. More will be added in the days ahead, so check back. If you have questions or concerns about any of these resources, contact kim.woeste@rocky.edu.

If you would like additional emotional or spiritual support or would benefit from a virtual conversation, contact kim.woeste@rocky.edu.

A Listening Care Package for Uncertain Times:
https://onbeing.org/blog/a-listening-care-package-for-uncertain-times/     

Greater Good’s Guide to Well-Being During Coronavirus:    
https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/greater_good_guide_to_well_being_during_coronavirus

Website for Mindful Christianity Today:
https://mindfulchristianitytoday.com/      

Website for To Write Love On Her Arms:
https://twloha.com/blog/fear-wont-win/

A Pandemic Prayer:
https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2020/03/pandemic-prayer.html 

A Novena for Times of Unraveling:
https://abbeyofthearts.com/programs/online-classes/novena-for-times-of-unraveling/  

Psychology Today article on How to Stay Emotionally Healthy During the Coronavirus Outbreak:
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/hope-resilience/202003/how-stay-emotionally-healthy-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak

How to Work From Home With Kids – A Crash Course:
https://horizons.us20.list-manage.com/track/click?u=001faf6dc36451e1202183ef7&id=d5eb999893&e=0bac9e8433 

20 Prayers to Pray During This Pandemic:
https://horizons.us20.list-manage.com/track/click?u=001faf6dc36451e1202183ef7&id=c0857a9ac0&e=0bac9e8433 

The Pope’s Prayer to Mary:
https://www.catholicnews.com/services/englishnews/2020/text-of-popes-prayer-to-mary-during-coronavirus-pandemic.cfm 

The Website for Calm.com:
https://www.calm.com/

Resources from the Unitarian Universalist Association:
https://www.uua.org/leadership/library/pastoral-distance

How Not to Kill Your Spouse When you’re Both Working from Home:
https://www.today.com/health/working-home-your-spouse-due-coronavirus-here-s-how-keep-t176593

7-day Coronavirus Prayer Guide:
https://mcusercontent.com/4e0c6658ba331eb962acedf73/images/c1073b45-da0e-40a4-951e-e11f519124ef.jpg

Caring for Self and Others: Some Spiritual Tips
https://hds.harvard.edu/life-at-hds/religious-and-spiritual-life/caring-self-others-times-trouble-spiritual-tools-tips

Meditation: All Together in a Sudden Strangeness
https://hds.harvard.edu/life-at-hds/religious-and-spiritual-life/all-together-sudden-strangeness

Suggestions for Managing Fear and Anxiety
https://www.harvard.edu/sites/default/files/content/coronavirus_HUHS_managing_fears_A2%5B5%5D.pdf

“A Few Spiritual Suggestions”
https://hds.harvard.edu/files/hds/files/spiritualsuggestions_from_upenn_for_covid-19-1.pdf