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What Do the Tears Mean?

An elderly woman went into cardiac arrest on one of our patient floors and the staff were not able to revive her.  The family asked for a chaplain to come and be with them and I was sent to the floor in response to their request.  As I sat in […]


Going Off On a Tangent

Ever have one of those conversations where the person you are talking to goes off on a tangent?  All of a sudden you are way off the subject and you don’t know how it happened and you don’t know how to get back to the subject and you begin to […]


Treasures in the Attic

When I was little, my sister and I liked to go into the crawl space which was the attic in our house.  We found many treasures such as my father’s violin which we broke  because we didn’t know how to handle it with the care it deserved.  Even though my […]