About this blog
Here in New Mexico we think a lot about what is authentic: authentic Native American art, authentic Territorial architecture, authentic green chile! I’ve been giving a lot of thought recently to the idea of authentic health – what it is and what it isn’t.
This blog will explore the connection between spirituality and health – a connection that has been discussed over centuries by scientists, theologians, deep thinkers and the man-on-the street. Today more and more people acknowledge the connection between thought and health and are interested in a deeper understanding of how it works.
My goal is to share a spiritual perspective on these trends of thought and to engage in a conversation with others exploring the impact of spirituality and prayer on authentic health.
About the Committee on Publication
As the Committee on Publication for New Mexico I serve as the media and government relations representative for Christian Science in the state. I meet with reporters, editors, and others in the media and government to ensure that they have accurate information about Christian Science. In addition, I work with legislators and policy makers as it relates to the accommodation of spiritual practice in the law.
If you are looking for ideas about the connection between spirituality and health or if you are seeking accurate information about Christian Science, I can be a resource for you. My purpose is not to promote a single religious path, but rather to join the growing dialogue about ways in which thought governs every aspect of our life and how we can put spiritual laws into practice to improve our lives.
About Patricia McNeill
My path to understanding and practicing the connection between spirituality and health began as a child. I knew there must be something more than what we see and experience with our five physical senses and found answers as I learned more about the connection of prayer and healing in Christian Science. Since then, I have used spiritual laws to effectively address my health needs – mental, emotional, financial and physical.
I live in beautiful Santa Fe with my daughter who is a senior in college and our little Welsh Terrier, Lizzy. In addition to enjoying swimming and many local cultural events, I like to explore the corners of our state, with its perfect blend of the rural and urban, all under the expansive New Mexico sky — which to me symbolizes the infinite possibilities of authentic health.