A beautiful poem by a patient and patient advocate, You will be moved, and I hope you will know you are not alone in your sorrow. Thanks to Mrs. Linda Radach for allowing us a peek into the deep night of her soul. Please comment if her words have touched your heart. We encourage one another in this way.
I have the great pleasure to share the thoughts of my friend, who is also a patient, and patient advocate.
Mrs. Linda Radach and I met at the USA Patient Advocate Network workshop in D.C. last year, underwritten by the National Center for Health Research and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
You know when you have the feeling that you’ve known someone forever, but you’ve only just met? That is the way I feel about Linda. Our friendship took mere hours to bloom, partly, I suspect, because she is a type of fertilizer for the soul.
Linda was injured by a failed hip implant, and she has suffered greatly as a result. Still, though her spirit is weary at times, she leans upon her faith in Christ and the Lord of the Bible for wisdom and strength. She has allowed me to share her faith and source of healing in…
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