Just saw this is coming out, obviously a topic of interest to me. Given that chaplaincy is a mystery to many of my friends, even this trailer may be enlightening. I’ll definitely be watching the film.
If you read my little review, but don’t feel you have the time to read the book, or want this as a n adjunct to it, here is the one hour PBS documentary based on it: Being Mortal | FRONTLINE | PBS. Read more →
Just finished Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. It was given to me by my mother-in-law, and we’ve had great discussions about it and end-of-life care in general as a result. It’s a good book to pass around the family. And it has opened a can of worms in the public conversation, or at least drawn our attention to… Read more →