Introduction by Penny Brohn Cancer Care. Foreword by Caroline Myss. 1. Where do we come from? 2. The Early Years. 3. A Developing Spirituality. 4. Tuning into Love 5. Heavy Burdens. 6. The Birth of the Bristol Cancer Help Centre. 7. Spiritual Work with Clients. 8. Love and Fear. 9. Love and Death. 10. Dark Clouds Gather. 11. A Sense of Connection. 12. The Storm Breaks. 13. Preparing for Death. 14. Going Home. 15. The Move to Ham Green House. 16. The Golden Thread. A final word from Pat, August 2013.
Sharing Pat Pilkington's unique insights of working with those living with cancer, and her own personal reflections on living with cancer
Pat Pilkington MBE was co-founder, in 1980, of the Bristol Cancer Help Centre, along with her friend Penny Brohn and her husband, Canon Christopher Pilkington. She was a true pioneer who helped to transform our understanding of how to treat cancer. She continued to support people with cancer until her death in 2013.
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