Topic: Life and Death

We All Have a Story to Tell

“I’m just not that interesting.” This phrase, spoken by a patient to whom I was to provide a spiritual care intervention, resonated deeply with me. At 85 years-old, this person, at the twilight of their life, assessed the whole of their 85 years in a simple and dismissive way. Every day, whether it feels like … Continue reading We All Have a Story to Tell

One Life to Live

“Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon,” quipped novelist Susan Ertz. As October gives way to November, and autumn yields to the first hints of winter, the festivals of the season remind us of our human mortality. Many speculate about what might come next – … Continue reading One Life to Live