Bible verse of the day

Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.—Titus 2:2Thoughts on Tod...

September 9th, 2022 |  


Did I ask you for your advice?

Did I ask you for your advice?

This week I’m not writing about a hospice patient; I’m confessing my sins. I confess that giving unsolicited advice and making premature s...

August 2nd, 2022 |  


Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow

Defined, ebb and flow is a recurrent or rhythmical pattern of coming and going or decline and regrowth. The frequently used phrase is used to describe...

July 30th, 2022 |  



Defeating Our Giants

Defeating Our Giants

One of the greatest battles in history was not fought between two armies but rather between two people, David and Goliath. How could David defeat a gi...

July 29th, 2022 |  


Stepping into the unknown

Stepping into the unknown

I believe that it was Earl Nightingale who said, “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside...

April 15th, 2022 |  


You need to finish what you start

You need to finish what you start

Norma was seventy-six years old when she enrolled in our outpatient hospice program. Norma was born and raised in Wheelersburg, Ohio, but worked for t...

April 15th, 2022 |  


He still moves stones

He still moves stones

It is the end of the Sabbath and the beginning of the first day of the week and the sun is starting to peek over the horizon. As we survey the landsca...

April 15th, 2022 |  


Always on his mind

Always on his mind

Each year the week before Easter we find ourselves perched, if you will, on the Mount of Olives looking toward the Holy City of Jerusalem, trying to i...

April 8th, 2022 |  


It’s what you didn’t do

It’s what you didn’t do

David was a self-employed businessman; a logger and sawmill owner. He was in his mid-fifties when he was admitted to Hospice with terminal cancer. I e...

April 8th, 2022 |  


It’s the morals America

It’s the morals America

A recently conducted poll found that most adult Americans have a negative view of the youth and attribute kids’ faults to a lack of moral founda...

April 8th, 2022 |