My heart stops when I see the hospital number displayed on my ringing cell phone, but it is only the nurse helping my loved one call me. Other callers I don’t have to answer, though I cherish their hearts and prayers, for they weave together into the
I spotted the bill on the carpeted hospital hallway as I rounded the corner from the rehab unit where I’d been sitting with a loved one. Folded twice, it looked like mine. Instinctively, I reached into my left pocket and felt the few ones and fives I
… especially for the believer who knows his God awaits him. Death of the human body, of a dream, of a goal—not necessarily painless, but easy if one lets go in faith. The death is not an end, but the beginning of a new life, a new
I’m learning the difference between expectation and expectancy. Expectation weights my foot on the gas pedal because I need to arrive at an appointed time. Expectancy allows me to enjoy the ride, respond to careless drivers without elevating my blood pressure or hand, and consider the view.