You can read my latest column at Inside Catholic today.
When I accepted a job as an activity director in a nursing home, I had grand ideas of what I would accomplish with the residents there. Fresh out of college, sporting my shiny new bachelor’s degree in sociology, I felt ready to change the world.
Real nursing homes, I quickly found out though, are nothing like in the movies. They are filled to the brim with life. And death. And every stage in between.