We talk a lot about dignity in health care. One of the researchers at Cancer Care Manitoba, Dr. Harvey Chochinov, has written a book about a therapeutic approach that he developed to help those who are approaching the end of life.
The final words of 1 Corinthians 13 make a remarkable pronouncement “…the greatest of these (faith, hope and love) is love.” If you have been to a wedding you have probably heard this passage read. It is known as the “Love Chapter” of the Bible as it describes true love.
I have an acquaintance that sends me a “quote of the day” each morning. In August he sent me one by the First Century B.C. Roman politician, Cicero.
A few months ago I received an email from my High School Alumni association. One of the announcements was the death of another of our classmates.
We never know what a new year will bring. We begin each New Year with the hope that it will be a good year.
As I think about the holidays, perhaps one of the most precious things about them is the memories. This past week was my 64th Christmas and I have accumulated many memories over the years of Christmases past.
You know fear, that dreadful feeling that grips your soul, puts your mind into high gear and either pushes you to shrink or puff yourself to look as if you’re a formidable foe?
Christmas is a time for charity. Special appeals by just about every charitable organization come in commercials in the media, over the phone, in the mail or by email.
I had just begun a visit with a Zach, a patient in the hospital when he blurted out “I just can’t imagine having to live this way.”