Monthly Archives: November 2013

NF: Tumors, Pain, and the Pope

A photo of Pope Francis holding a man with tumors all over his face and head has gone viral as an example of the Pope’s compassion. I too was struck by the photo, but for another reason: Like the man … Continue reading

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Life Lessons While Awaiting Death

I am a hospice volunteer and as such sometimes sit with those on the trailing edge of life.  Some are conscious during the time I am with them, while a few have already settled into a sleep from which they … Continue reading

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