The Load is Heavy when the Support is Light

“It is easy to tell the toiler How best he can carry his pack But no one can rate a burden’s weight Until it has been on his back” ― Ella Wheeler Wilcox “How are you?” I asked. Fine, she answered. Clearly, she was not fine. Her eyes were red, she looked like she hadn’t […]

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To See Through the Eyes of Another

“You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck ♦♦♦ “You don’t qualify. Next.” But… “You’ll need to contact your provider. Next.” The exchange of words between the woman and the patient found me with a knot in my throat as I listened. The tone of her voice was not […]

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