Healing Essays

Patient Narratives

“Narratives” or stories have been used throughout the history of the human race to allow and help people to express themselves in ways that promote personal growth and enhance physical well-being. Even in the simplest of contexts, narratives are a core factor in the advancement of the humanity/society and all of its facets. An illustration of this can be seen in the transfer of a family’s lineage, history, and values from generation to generation. This allows for the recipient of…

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Preserve Knowledge

Dear Sir, Have you ever noticed how people live all their lives in the pursuit of knowledge and wisdom? As a society, we put so much emphasis upon enriching our lives through education and it never seems to dawn upon us that upon our demise, all of this knowledge we thirsted to have in life becomes a forgotten part of our existence. It bothers me when I hear about people committing suicide or killing an innocent person because all of…

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Restorative Justice

This week’s assignment is a paper on the Restorative Justice Process. The instruction is to “review the RJ City case study regarding Ed and David Brooke, (http://www.rjcity.org/the-project/documents/Case%20Study% 2030-10-09.pdf). This report will give an explanation of the restorative justice process, identifying the crime, the effect the crime had that went beyond the harm it inflicted on the victim. In addition, a comparison between the restorative justice system and the contemporary justice system will be reviewed. Finally, after reflecting on the restorative…

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