Allowing ALS to sharpen my focus

In seminary I did a semester internship as a student chaplain in an urban hospital. I was assigned to the cancer ward where I sought to minister primarily to terminally ill patients and their families. As part  of my training I read the classic work on death and dying by the late Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, …

Beautiful gardens don’t come in a box

Friends and visitors who visit our house often say that the house and the numerous shrubs and flowers should be in a magazine. I have an eye for garden design and have enjoyed it immensely. Now I can only ride around in my electric wheelchair and admire my wife, Ruth’s, efforts in planting, weeding, fertilizing …