From Christina Walker at CNN:
“It’s my calling to show up and be a presence in the face of human suffering,” says Bohman, executive director of the Sojourn Chaplaincy at San Francisco General Hospital. “And right now, that suffering is compounded by Covid.”The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted how we grieve and heal. Families are forced to stay apart to stay healthy. It is in this space hospital chaplains have become intermediaries — providing messages of love, support and compassion during a time of physical distancing.“I’m so grateful for the technology that we have,” says Bohman, who coordinates with family members over the phone about the spiritual support they wish to provide their loved ones.
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