“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge – myth is more potent than history – dreams are more powerful than facts – hope always triumphs over experience – laughter is the cure for grief – love is stronger than death”

I read this Robert Fulghum passage during Grandma Rose’s funeral service over 16 years ago. We search for words such as these to comfort us when we are lost in grief. We need to know our pain is understood. I think of this aphorism now as I am saddened by the death of Tricia Seidler, who was my Nurse Practitioner at All Saints Northside Clinic in Caledonia. 

I didn’t know Tricia well, not on a personal level. She knew much more about me than I did her. But one thing I know for certain is how much I admired and felt fondly of her. I have visited her many times over the years for myself, my husband and my children. And each time I walked away better than when I walked in. I may still have been sick, my daughter may still have had a temperature and medications may have not yet been received, but she had a way of making you Just. Feel. Better.  

Please click HERE to read the rest of the tribute to Tricia.

Below is a tribute video I made in her honor…

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