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We have been on a Journey Together

These words were spoken with precision and passion as my husband’s cardiologist honored us by telling us personally of his retirement. This doctor is an elegant man, both in his appearance and his manner. His presence changes the atmosphere of … Continue reading

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Leave Your Dignity at Home

There is no way to be a hospital patient and experience a sense of dignity. As a nurse, I can talk about body parts and bodily functions much as a teacher would talk about homework and glue. It becomes part … Continue reading

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Designed for Dependence

A common expression of older people in conversation i,s “I want to live as long as I can be independent, but I never want to be a burden.” One of our most respected Christian writers has caused me to think … Continue reading

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