What Matters in Life

When life feels like a marathon

It was one of those mornings when nothing goes right, when there is grumbling and crying from a tired child, when the clock is ticking minutes down, when everything is a struggle. Because sometimes life is a struggle.  After we endure the struggle, we look back at the mistakes, the things we could have done […]

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When our Plans Fail

I look at the clock and realize the time: 3:00. The hour of packing up my work and picking up my daughter from school, dropping off library books, picking up meat from the deli, and starting dinner.  Usually at this point I have a list of things accomplished for the day: writing blogs, working on […]

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Living Like Time is Short

The second regret of the dying: I wish I hadn’t worked so hard. “This came from every male patient that I nursed. They missed their children’s youth and their partner’s companionship. Women also spoke of this regret, but as most were from an older generation, many of the female patients had not been breadwinners. All […]

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