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The role of spiritual care in nurturing health

From the February 20, 2012 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

“Is it time to make time for spiritual care?” December 19, 2011.

What do prayer, unconditional love, forgiveness, life’s meaning and purpose, and spiritual practice have in common? They are five “Spiritual Concepts Western Medicine Must Embrace,” according to Karen Wyatt, MD, writing on the allnurses website. Perhaps not surprisingly, the debate in the comments section shows a number of detractors have been energized by the presence of the word must in the article’s title.