Hospital chaplain offers compassion to those in need

by | Jan 5, 2017 | Life & Style

Raylene Hoxey serves as lead Chaplain for Medical Center of McKinney, making the best of the worst after her husband died.

The beginning of a new year can inspire a great deal of emotions. Many people become contemplative and hopeful, but it can also make people feel a bit curious, or even anxious, about seeing what the future holds. For some, the prospect of the unknown can be quite frightening, but for others, there is a reassuring comfort in knowing that no matter what comes, good can follow. For these faithful people, every season can be entered into with hopefulness, trusting that every beginning, and every end for that matter, is just another chance to experience life’s many peaks and valleys, which combined are what make the experience so exciting, and also so connecting.

It might be hard to believe, much less trust, that some of the most challenging twists and turns that life can throw at a person can also become sources of great hope, and ways of connecting with others, particularly in times of need. But for Raylene Hoxey, that is exactly what happened.

By Jennifer M. Aguilar • Contributing Writer • [email protected]

For the complete story see the Jan. 5 edition of The Princeton Herald or click here for the e-Edition.

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