October 2017

 

The Poet’s Song: Tom’s Legacy

27 Oct 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

Our patient, Tom Layesman, was a man with a love for the written word. Tom majored in English at the University of Maryland before going on to do graduate work in the professional writing program at Towson State University. He enjoyed spending his time writing and playing music….

There are certain prayers and scripture readings that bring me comfort. Because they are familiar to me, hearing them again and again brings me a sense of calm even in the most troubling of times. Spiritual Presence Volunteers can bring that comfort to those living…

A Farmer’s Last Wish

19 Oct 2017, Posted by Seasons in Community

The Rodney Caulk that our staff knows has always been a man of the Earth, finding his utmost happiness in the simplest things in life. A livestock farmer, Rodney spent all of his 54 years focused on his farm, his family and his faith in…

A native of Mexico, Maria worked in the hot Mexican heat, working a number of jobs to make sure there was food on the table for her family. She washed clothes in the river for others, baked homemade tortillas for grocery stores and picked corn…

The oncologist was running late, but took the time to carefully review the results with us. We looked at scans in sequential order while the doctor talked about the chemo’s negative impact on my dad’s immune system. We reviewed the report from the radiologist, and…