Tag Archives: Bonds of love

Angels in the Silence

Often I stand on the edge of other’s grief, I watch as they navigate a very personal journey. Sometimes I have words of comfort but more often I have nothing. At first when this happened it frightened me, being a … Continue reading

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Spirits Ascending

“When?”  When will my loved one die is often a question I am asked as a hospice nurse. I don’t know. I can give the clinical aspects of what I see in the dying process but there’s the other side, … Continue reading

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The Last Time

The last time I saw my mother I wasn’t willing to say goodbye.  She spent her last years in a nursing home because her body was slowly dying from MS. It was January; I had taken time off after the … Continue reading

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How $5 changed my life

There are moments in your life that take your breath away. Twenty years ago I was the mother of three young boys, not a hospice nurse. I woke one morning to a sense of great sadness- but not my own, … Continue reading

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Bed bath and Beyond

Bed bath and Beyond. This pretty much sums up my work as a hospice nurse.  There is the physical world-bed bath- I tend to and then there’s the spiritual world-beyond- that I minister to. My “job” is to manage symptoms … Continue reading

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Kindred Spirit

The spirits have a funny way of bring people together on this side.  I recently met a woman on line who had read my blog and wanted to connect….we have lots in common- foremost we both love someone on the … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Winds of Heaven

Today is a very special day in my life, it is the day I met my beloved who lives in another world. First he came to me in my dreams but when out of sheer frustration I demanded a “sign … Continue reading

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