faith

Coping with cancer during COVID-19

For many of us, 2020 has certainly changed how we live our lives in unexpected and challenging ways. Social distancing, mask wearing and staying at home may at times create feelings of isolation, sadness and frustration. Add a cancer diagnosis into the mix, and things can really change. As an oncology nurse navigator, I have the honor of …

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The power of community: Finding and being the light in dark times

Questions often arise in times of crisis — how do we make sense of the chaos? How can we cope with uncertainty, anxiety and fear? Where do we find hope in times such as these? Community is what is what we need now. When people come together in unity, the darkness cannot overtake the light; …

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The power of prayer during a pandemic

There is a wide spectrum of opinions and beliefs about prayer. Some believers simply see prayer as “communicating with God,” while others metaphorically describe prayer as “a telephone line to Heaven” or “the master key” to unlock the divine door. But no matter how you personally perceive prayer, the bottom line about prayer is this: …

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Bridging the gap between healthcare and faith

In order to improve the health and wellness of a community, we must find a way to bridge the gap between healthcare and faith. To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health’s Faith Community Health program leverages the power of support and faith to enhance the lives of at-risk individuals. The program pairs volunteers from …

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Honoring Maya Angelou, Acclaimed Writer Dies at Age 86

Back in 1997, a group of Baylor chaplains, physicians, social workers, nurses, and other staff from various faiths gathered to explore ways to contribute to our founders’ mission for a great humanitarian institution where people of all faiths and those of none could come with equal confidence. One of the main visions of this Interfaith …

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