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Understanding the Stages of Dying in Hospice Care

Saul Ebema, D.Min.

In continuation to my article on “knowledge of death as a crisis in hospice care”, I will attempt to dive into what follows next after the knowledge or awareness of death.   569 more words


God's Fireworks

God has made everything appropriate to its time,
and has put the timeless into their hearts.

Ecclesiastes 3:11

Each year, Independence Day observances conjure up recurring memories which will always be with me… 269 more words


Dear Tom, We'll call this past week The Week of Loss. Oh yeah, tomorrow is the 4th...

Not a fitting post for the Fourth of July but what the hey… I’m not feeling all that festive.

Mr. Robin vanished. Oh, I know well enough what happened to him. 1,195 more words


Dear Prudence: Help! I might be dying and I'm not sure I want to tell my friends and family

Emily Yoffe, a.k.a Prudence, answers readers’ burning questions.

Dear Prudence,
A disease I’ve been dealing with for several years has taken a turn for the worse. 1,740 more words


What Would YOU Do With An Extra Second….Better Decide Soon, Its the Day of the Leap Second!

In medicine, I have learned that time is a precious commodity. Too often, when life slips away and patients and families wish they had just a little more time. 707 more words

Doctor Patient Relationships

Depressed About Scotland

Just start typing, Dude. You gotta do it.

I didn’t realize until– wait, no, I think I was about to tell a lie. I can’t remember when I realized that I’d posted Saturday’s blog on Sunday morning but I think I owe you one from last night. 1,513 more words

On dying

Spoiler: This post won’t be about Ethiopia. These are certain thoughts that have been bouncing around in my mind for years, and it’s about time they were put on (virtual) paper. 2,525 more words