I’m a wild mustang if left to myself

Yesterday (January 4th) marked three years since I was diagnosed with ALS. However, I had definite symptoms one year prior--slurred speech, drooping head, fatigue. So, I'm actually entering Year #5. With this post I invite you to listen in as I talk to myself. I'm like a wild mustang if left to myself--kicking and bucking, breaking every harness, resisting …

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, …