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As humans, we seek connections—to others, to the world around us, to ourselves, and to God. Without connection our lives would be solitary, lonely, and without much vibrancy. By maintaining connections we can be “a part of” instead of “apart from.” Connection is fostered by presence.

In the medical sphere, one curre

nt approached to health and uses a biopsychosocial-spiritual model of the individual and of illness. The biological component encompasses things like genes, physiology, medications, exercise, diet, and sleep. The