patient stories, spirituality

Significant Exposure

Jesus did not deserve to suffer for us, for me, for her, but yet He did without complaint. He left Himself exposed, willingly...Am I not called to do the same for others?

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bioethics, pop culture, Q and A

The Tragic Case of Alfie Evans: A Friend’s Question

In the case of Alfie, the question should not be "do we stop invasive care on a terminally ill toddler?" Rather, it ought to be, "do we want to be a society that stops invasive care on a terminally ill toddler because we think his life is not worth living or do we want to be a society that stops invasive care on a terminally ill toddler because his life is worth living but we recognize that our technologies cannot save him and because we respect his dignity and worth, we are going to stop invasive care because we want him to be comfortable as his body shuts down?"

patient stories

Keeping Vigil

We are truly, as Mat Kearney sings, one phone call, one text, one new devastating piece of information away from our knees.

patient stories, travel nursing

The Freedom of Boundaries

If people aren’t happy with our best effort, there’s nothing that we can give that’s going to make them happy. And if we are not happy with the best effort that others give us, there's nothing that others can give us that's going to make us happy.