What Does It Take to Change the World?
When I was asked and said, “Yes,” to serving on the Board of Directors of The Multi-Assistance Center at Morgan’s Wonderland (The MAC), I first really understood what I was signing up for when I heard a statement in a meeting. I paused to take it in: “We are out to change the World!” “What did the leadership just say?” I asked myself. It suddenly took root in my heart. Beyond all of the catchy descriptions of what is obviously exploding over near Morgan’s Wonderland, I was gr
Are You Able?
As usual, I’m here trying to figure out how to make my wife happy. She looks at me and says it’s time for you to write a blog. Like most men, I look at her with that dumb look so many of us have on our faces and my mind is numb and empty. So … how do you write from that? Three things have filtered into my life today and have filled that numb emptiness. First, it’s Hispanic Heritage Month. In case you hadn’t noticed, I’m not Hispanic. But it is one of the things I love about S
Healing Power of Music
September is National Childhood Cancer Month. Do you know of a family who has walked this path? My friends who have cared for their children with different types of cancers share many of the same heartaches, challenges and yes, joys that we as a family experienced with our Robert. However, often the medical facilities I visited with Robert for his very rare mitochondrial disease were not the same facilities needed for children with cancer. Different medical specialists and mu
National Grateful Patient Day!
The beautiful pearls went flying from her neck in a split second and spread quickly all over the clinic room floor. Some of the gleaming round spheres bounced off the walls as I watched in horror. Robert looked inquisitively at me as if to say, “Who did that?” Victoria, Robert’s twin sister, gasped quietly not knowing what to say. I looked at Robert with my mouth wide open and then turned towards this physician whom we adored thinking she was surely about to kick us out of th