Gratitude, Sip by Sip

Premodern Western medicine had a concept known as vis medicatrix naturalae — described by physician, medical historian, and author Victoria Sweet  as “‘the remedying force of your nature to be itself,’ to turn back into itself when it is wounded.” Similarly, Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th century Benedictine abbess, theologian, medical practitioner, and mystic referred … Continue reading Gratitude, Sip by Sip