It began with a small pinpoint of green at the tip of an otherwise brown stem. It was the shade of green that we associate with new life, bright, hopeful, and stretching to the sun in which it delights. I marveled in the truth of what I once thought dead, had life. I do not […]

Belief, Hope, Wonder

April 18, 2022

Hope For Your Best Death

If you’ve ever suffered the throes of grief, the idea of anything good coming from death seems cruel. Entertaining the idea feels impossible. That is normal. It takes time and distance to get a broader, more accurate perspective. It’s worth the trouble to gain it because getting a fresh perspective on death can help you […]

Doctor Diaries, From the Heart, Gratitude, Health, Hope, Wisdom

October 2, 2021

Perspective on Death is a Good Thing

(I wrote this story originally in 2020, however, coming upon it again, it comforted me once more. I pray it does the same for you.) Breathe in, breathe out, breathe in, breathe out, focus, breathe in…I can sense the sorrow of the person to my left. Her whispered words, “I’m not ok” echoed in my […]

Doctor Diaries, From the Heart, Hope, Wisdom, Wonder

August 31, 2020

A Room of Broken Toys

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