I am thinking of you all. My bedside nursing has significantly cut back over the last few weeks. Using video to interact with my patients has become my new tool in caring for the ill, the community and myself. I never fathomed I...Read More
Author: Mary Ann Papageorge
Death is nothing at all. It does not count. I have only slipped away into the next room. Nothing has happened. Everything remains exactly as it was. I am I, and you are you, and the old life that we lived so fondly together is...Read More
Recently I came across an article entitled “How to Talk to the Angel of Death,” by Kate Bowler (New York Times, Jan. 26, 2018). In this poignant article a woman with stage IV colon cancer discussed what to say and not say to...Read More
As this year closes and we look forward to the New Year I wish for you “wise hope,” seeing things just as they are. “Wise hope,” writes philosophers and sages alike, “requires that we open ourselves up to what we do not know,...Read More
The Holidays are a time of joy, celebration and gathering of family and friends. But what if someone close to you has recently died or is terminally ill? For those of us who have experienced a recent loss of a loved one, the...Read More
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