A person at end-of-life and how religion or spirituality influenced their experience or your experience
Reflect on a person you know who faced end-of-life and how religion or spirituality influenced their experience, their decisions, etc… Or reflect on how religion or spirituality influenced your experience at end-of-life. Write about the encounter. Include a description of the experience. Some dynamics to consider your relationship with the person, being there for the person, the person’s well-being and suffering, your compassion and empathy. Some questions to consider: Did you gain any insights about yourself? How might this experience change you going forward? Comment on how you were personally affected by this situation. (Adapted from Wald, Borkan, Taylor, Anthony, & Reis, 2012).