March 30, 2017

"Death is difficult, no matter your culture or religion, but the difference between us was faith. Their faith was carrying them through the agony, and I was stuck in it, unable to rely on anything besides myself."

— Lauren Magee, a volunteer at Hands of Hope, an income generating project that provides dignified employment for villagers living with HIV/AIDS in Nong Khai, Thailand. Lauren shares observations from attending a cremation ceremony, for a patient that passed away suddenly, in her latest Notes in the Field post on Global Sisters Report.