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Hope Rising Out of Despair: The Spiritual Journey of Patients Admitted to a Hospice

Studies identify that a propensity toward spirituality increases when death is faced (Derrickson 1996; Millison & Dudley 1992) and that dying can push us from the superficial into the deep very quickly (English 1998). As we face our own death or that of a loved one, a spiritual journey begins.