Walk in their shoes

September 30th, 2013 → 5:45 pm @

      This illustration, “Walk in their shoes,” shows me in my role as a geriatric caregiver extending my hand to a frail woman who is gingerly standing in place as if for the first time in years. The focus spirals to the center of our connection – our hands.   In fact, I […]

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“It hurts!” – An appeal

August 26th, 2013 → 4:37 pm @

  The need for a hospice impressed itself on Mother Teresa when she came upon the body of a man under a tree. Mike Nicol writes in LOVE: The Words and Inspiration of Mother Teresa: “She had noticed him earlier while passing in a tram and he had been alive, although sodden by the monsoon […]

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