Armand Zoulika and Mary Peterson

Armand shares with hospice chaplain Mary the meaning of Ramadan and the challenges of coming together as a community in person during COVID and shares his sorrow at the death of his mother and how he bakes to remember her.

Vinny Fox & Henry Fox

Vinny knew from an early age they were non-binary. They didn't have the language, but knew that in their conservative city in Georgia, being non-binary meant being ostracized and punished. It wasn't until college that they had any positive gender...

Carl Lunn and Deborah Lunn

Carl and Debbie share some stories of Carl's early years, then their life together, married for 50 years. Debbie skillfully redirects Carl's answers when his memory is challenging him to recall details.

Allan Komarek & Melody Fawcett

Allan is the recipient of the 2021 nursing Leadership Award and a conversation ensues that provides Allan an opportunity to share his story and view on leadership, philosophy, nursing career, and discrimination towards being gay.

Amber Moody & Kelly Corcoran

Amber, a palliative care nurse, and Kelly, Chief Mission Officer are the boots-on-the-ground team for a tele-palliative care team in rural Stevens County, Washington. Without the remote capabilities of the team, many patients seeking palliative care would need to travel...

Alex Mason & Ryan Berger

Alex shares with Ryan how when he went searching for a more meaningful job he stumbled on Providence's St. Joseph hospital, the place he was born. Alex talks about how rewarding his job is, working with the elderly and what...

Girish, Vaishali, & Ankush with Scott Acord

Girsish & Vashali met while working for an American company in their home country of India. Not long later they moved to the U.S. Both Hindu, they talk about the upcoming Diwali holiday, (Festival of Lights), what it means to...

Joseph Lopez & Scott Acord

Joseph shares his story as a troubled youth leading to being incarcerated 5 times before handing his life over to Jesus, and turning his life around. He now has a thriving closet business in Southern California and in his spare...

Stevie Merino & Angela Marith

Stevie talks about the health disparities and racism she's faced and witnessed while working in the healthcare industry when it comes to giving birth and postpartum

Nathan Buck and Therese Lewandowski

Nathan Buck, Providence Volunteer Program Supervisor, has an in-depth conversation with Therese Lewandowski, about his spiritual journey from being a midwest, gay alter boy in a Catholic school to an openly gay, happily married manager for a Catholic organization. Nathan...

Morgan St Marie and Cindy Meyers

Mother and adult daughter discuss daughter's daily life in South Korea during her young family's military deployment there, including adoption of two young Korean children.

Greg Soumokil & Shane Bassett

Greg shares with Shane, his physical therapist, the events that led up to him getting an artificial heart and what life is like for him as he waits for a donor heart. Greg is one of only 28 people living...

Sham Najjir & Ahmed Pierstorff

Ahmed & Sham, share stories about Ramadan, the month of fasting and Eid al-Fitr, the breaking of the fast, and the role these holidays play in their Muslim faith and lives.

Jessica Quintal Alverez & Jennifer Eid Ammons

Colleagues Jessica and Jennifer work on the Mobile Medical Van community outreach program for Providence Health in Sonoma County, California. In order to gain the trust of the homeless community they serve, they take a personalized approach by getting to...

Alicia Swift & Scott Acord

Alicia is young and has always led an active life until she was infected with Covid in 2021. She beat the original symptoms, but has since been battling long covid which has taken its toll on her. The worst of...

Jeffery Ward, MD and Cheryl Cline

Dr. Jeffery Ward reflects on his career as an oncologist and Hospice Medical Director with his colleague and friend, Chery Cline. Jeff then shares his journey after receiving a diagnosis of mucosal melanoma and now receiving hospice care as a...

Angela Hodge and Eric Schwartz

Angela, a Doula, and her husband Eric, share the story of their first pregnancy which ended in a miscarriage and the effects it has had on them.

Joselyn Eitemiller and Melody Fawcett

Joselyn was adopted as a newborn, in Chadron, NE and she shares with her friend & colleague, Melody Fawcett, the story of meeting her birth family. The love and care she has been given by her adoptive parents and sibling.

Hugo van Waardenburg and Frank van Waardenburg

Frank age 98 on Providence Hospice, of Dutch Indonesian heritage born in east Indies shares reflections with his son Frank who lives with his father about serving in the Dutch Indonesian army and being a prisoner of war for three...

Joyce Dombrouski & Larry White

Joyce and Larry discuss leadership at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, MT and compare and contrast some of the challenges, like COVID-19 they've faced.