Posts tagged discernment
Discerning a Life Committed to Health Equity & Social Justice

Being a mother has reinforced my understanding that offering unconditional witness to the pain and suffering of others matters. It matters whether or not I understand the experience of the other. Witness is the foundation of accompaniment. And accompaniment—the relational building of trust, companionship, and connection—is the foundation of social medicine.

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On Spiritual Formation

“How do you make faith meaningful in a society growing increasingly religiously pluralistic and disengaged?” In light of the statistics highlighting the growing movement of young Americans away from the church, Patterson explores this question from multiple angles in this article.

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