Category Archives: spiritual

Hugs

Yesterday I went to the wake of a friend’s husband.  She was in the midst of the emotional turmoil that surely accompanies any one in that moment. Standing in front of the casket greeting people with tears and hugs desperately … Continue reading

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Changes

Change is the only constant in our lives.  November has arrived and with it the early morning brisk sunrises, the hope that the sun will warm us as he passes along his path.  Sweatshirts and jeans are calling from my … Continue reading

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Saving Each Other

Sometimes the Soul speaks. I have a patient who has Parkinson’s disease, she has expressive aphasia, she has thoughts she cannot put into words. This causes her a great deal of frustration.  Last week she decided she had had enough … Continue reading

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Undeniable

  Sometimes there are moments you cannot deny are signs from Spirit. You can say they’re mere coincidences, but your heart knows different. One of my patient’s sons told me this story: his mom had passed away a few years … Continue reading

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Song of the heart

I am having repairs done to my house due to water damage.  A lot of new people in and out of my house. Recently a contractor asked me what I did for work, I told him I am a hospice … Continue reading

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The Dress

I have a hospice patient who is dying, I know, this is what they are supposed to do, but my heart breaks for her husband.  She is his one and only, no children. Her decline has been both fast and … Continue reading

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Kindness by boat

I grew up on Cape Cod. Anyone who has been there knows that in Provincetown there is a large gay community.  Perhaps I should call it something else now but growing up that was how we referred to it as. … Continue reading

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