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
Author: Mary Ann Papageorge
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
Prognoses are more of an art than a science. Deborah, a trim 55-year-old female, was hiking with her husband when the coughing started. She brushed it off, but as the cough became more severe, she had it checked out. The exam...Read More
Halloween is one of the world’s oldest Holidays and is celebrated around the world. For us here in the states it is a night of dressing up and going door to door to collect treats. But for many cultures it is a time to...Read More
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