Born again Christian, Christian, Catholic, Jewish, Native American, Sikh, Buddha, yoga, mysticism, Muslim, Kwanzaa, meditation, prayer, cosmic power, aheist, hell, fortune telling, aboriginal, horoscopes, cults, demons, religious and others. These are just some of the words we think of when the word spiritual is mentioned.
There is an old expression. Never argue over religion or politics! Without being argumentative, please leave some of your thoughts in the COMMENT section regarding the questions below. Hopefully this will be helpful to all of us in many different ways.
We are taught that a person is ‘normal’ if there is a balance between his/her social, occupational and recreational life. Others feel that the element of spirituality and/or religion should also be part of an individual’s life and it also needs to be in balance with the above mentioned aspects.
What do you think about this statement?
Do you think this is a necessary and core element in the treatment of demented individuals and their caregivers?
Do you think it’s too late to be concerned about the demented inidividual’s spirtitual state? Are their different aspects or types of spirituality which should or should not be used in their treatment?
Do you think this topic should be included as part of this blog?
Or do you think we should just cut the crap and leave this religious/spiritual stuff out?
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