Tag Archives: advance directives
FMM 5 16 14 Accepting the Inevitable
“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” ~ Pablo Neruda Have you ever noticed that we are a society obsessed by outward appearances? Some fight the aging process with creams, cosmetics and even the knife, willing to endure pain and suffering in order to ‘appear’ younger than their actual age. […]
FMM 8 9 13 That your days may be long upon the earth.
“Do not regret growing older; it is a privilege denied to many.” ~ Anonymous This week it so happens that I was presented with stories, stories from the elders. My father used to collect stories. On one occasion he was visiting the sick bed of Mr. Baker, a retired policeman in Chapelton. Mr. Baker was […]
FMM 11 16 12 The wrong side of the bed
For the past 2 months I have had a front row seat at a drama involving a friend of mine and the tragically broken and dysfunctional health care system we have in the USA. It has provided me with many important lessons which I feel I must share with others. Many of us pride ourselves […]