Connection and Spirituality in Medicine


This is an essay I wrote over 10 years ago. I came across it in my files as I was looking for content to write this week. It seems to resonate now more than ever. This updated post is dedicated to the memory of a patient -Ms. CJ- I recently had the honor to take care of her in the last week before she passed through transition. May her memory be a blessing and may she rest in perfect Peace Profound.   Bringing connection and spirituality into the patient encounter can be therapeutic. Treating medical illness can become a daunting task [...]