Patient’s dread that statement and it simply is NOT true. I had a family from out of state whose father had experienced a prolonged and torturous death from cancer. He ended up going to the hospital looking for a miracle to keep...Read More
I have some patients, friends and family that are in one form of crisis or another during this time of isolation and concern with COVID-19. Whether that crisis is physical, emotional, financial or spiritual they are all in...Read More
COVID-19 has us all thinking about the same thing: Death We are thinking of death in one form or another: death in numbers, death in its potential, and death as a threat. Death has crept into the back of our minds and taken up...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
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
Buddhists have a saying…whatever befalls you do not succumb to it. Have you noticed that when you stub your toe or injure a part of your body all your focus and attention go to that injury? However, most injuries and illnesses...Read More
Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, was reading the newspaper one morning when he was shocked to discover his obituary inside. The newspaper made a mistake published Alfred’s obituary when his brother died. His shock many...Read More
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