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The End & The Beginning

As I sit with my hospice patients and their families

Helping them prepare

For the end of their loved one’s Earthly life

I sit with them knowing… 96 more words



Is it crazy to keep wanting to see her come through the door?
Is it crazy to keep expecting the phone to ring her tone? 74 more words



If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans – Woody Allen

Allen couldn’t have been more right. This week and this weekend were supposed to be completely ordinary.

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Daily Musings


In blackest night, sleep recalls
what death has stolen.
We come so close to reuniting.
I often sense that you
were in the room just before me. 84 more words


"It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one...." (YOU'VE BEEN WARNED!)

“It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. We all know that our time in this world is limited, and that eventually all of us will end up underneath some sheet, never to wake up.

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What Do We Do When We Are Waiting

I’ve spent the past day in the hospital’s family waiting room or at the bedside of my “loved one,” as the hospital volunteers like to say, doing what one does in these situations—waiting. 391 more words

Reflections And Meditations

The Unbearable Feeling of the Loss of Loved One

“Always you will be part of me, and I will forever feel your strength when I need it most. You’re gone now, gone but not forgotten. 624 more words

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