Tag Archive: illness

The Wounded Storyteller


The Wounded Storyteller is the title of a book by Arthur Frank which portrays  individuals  who live with some form of illness or disability in what he terms  “remission society.”  His basic premise… Continue reading

8 ways illness can be a spiritual practice


 A reflection by Toni Weingarten on how illness can be a spiritual practice. Most people think of illness as inconvenient at best, tragic at worst. We focus on what we are not doing:… Continue reading

Lessons I didn’t learn from breast cancer


Five Lessons I Didn’t Learn from Breast Cancer (And One Big One I Did) is the title of a book by Shelly Lewis, which is described as the antidote to the cancer as life… Continue reading