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.

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patient stories, pop culture

On Miss Colorado, “The View,” and Misdirected Mockery

As I recently told a young patient of mine, though we do not always get to choose our circumstances, we always have a choice in who we want to be. And we always have a choice to connect to one another or disconnect from one another.

Bible verses, spirituality

Last Supper Thoughts: The True Difference Between Peter and Judas

But I think Judas and Peter had similar hearts, fallible human hearts like ours. I think the same doubts that plagued Peter were the same doubts that prevented Judas from coming back to Jesus and the other disciples. I think the same faith that caused Judas to return the money in repentance was the same faith that propelled Peter to weep bitterly and then wait in hope with the other disciples.