“Does it change the conversation if you know what Asian I am? It seems like a filler question that other people ask, but cannot relate to the answer. And I cannot flip the question onto them.”
“I came out of the closet as a gay man when I was 16, but I came out of the closet as a black man when I was born.”
Doctors and patients alike must come to know the spirit and mind. They must integrate spiritual awareness with the material knowledge of mind and body. From this point, medicine can go beyond the material treatments and towards comprehensive healing.