Category Archives: spiritual

Do not forget me

Yesterday was 4th of July.  For me it is “stay at home with your dog to comfort her during the strange booming day”.  I was in the kitchen when my phone half rang.  I figured someone hung up mid call … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Father’s Day Wink from Heaven

I worked hospice Father’s Day weekend.  I was on the phone with the other nurse who was working with me and we talked about our nursing school days.  We had discovered we were in the same class, but she had … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Last smile

It is 3am and the mockingbird is singing the song of the catbird, the robin, and the sparrow in hopes of finding a mate.  This started two weeks ago, outside my bedroom window- he perches in the cherry blossom tree … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Mermaid and the Moon

I close my eyes, I am standing on the shore, in the foam of the wave she smiles.  A mermaid leans forward and beckons me. “Come with me,” she says as her eyes shimmer and her iridescent tail moves playfully … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

We’ve got this

It is said the we choose our lives; create a blueprint of the journey we are to embark on in life in the spirit world before we are born.  We decide what lessons we need to embrace to grow as … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Two Dozen Eggs

Today I performed the death-defying act of going grocery shopping. I doubt I have to elaborate on how this has become a source of great stress for many of us, a common place chore now one of scarcity, masks and … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | 1 Comment

What is waiting for us

This past weekend I took a class with Anysia Kiel http://www.anysiakiel.com/. We did a guided meditation of sorts.  It was all at once amazing, powerful and undeniable. Visualizing sitting at the ocean and thinking of our loved ones who have … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Sacredness of Chronic Illness

Chronic illness can appear to be cruel.  My hospice patient who developed ALS is currently unable to do anything for herself except chew, breathe and talk.  She is unable to move her arms and legs or care for herself in … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Spiritual Tools

Yesterday my ego got the better of me.  A hospice patients’ husband resumed his tirade of yelling at me for a situation I cannot control.  He has a habit of spewing his anger on anyone, so I wasn’t specifically targeted, … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friends

Something I adopted this year when speaking to my patients and families-I would address them as “My friend…” with a sincere heart- it made such a difference. There was a shift in perception-we are in this together- friendship implies so … Continue reading

Posted in spiritual | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments