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Missed Opportunities

The 5 Most Valuable Life Lessons I Learned As A Hospice Social Worker

Grace Bluerock | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

For six years, I had the amazing gift of being able to experience with people their final days and weeks. As a hospice social worker, I got a front row seat into the lives of those precious souls. Everyone's story was different, but each held common threads and similar regrets.

The Always Incomplete Family

Jessica Nelles | Posted 11.29.2014 | Parents
Jessica Nelles

There will always be two missed first bumps and bruises. There will always be two missed first foods. There will always be two missed first teeth. There will always be two missed first words.

How Do You Stay Small?

Christine Eilvig | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

We stay small for many reasons. Sometimes it has to do with the fact that we are not even conscious of all the other opportunities. At other times we have realized that it's possible, but we have made a rule stating that it will never be possible for us.

Getting Back to Hopeful

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

As they say, it's really about the journey -- not the destination. Because once you reach the destination (wherever it may be), there is always the next journey to take. This is called life! And it's wonderful, mysterious, and worth it, no matter how much it may hurt at times.

Who or What Are You Taking for Granted?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The next 24 hours contains 1,440 minutes, which totals 86,400 seconds. Remembering that you shall never have them again, how shall you spend each one of those precious moments?

John McCain's Missed Opportunity

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Ritz

Senator John McCain made a point during the debate that Barack Obama should repudiate John Lewis' Wallace comparison, which Senator Obama had done already.