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Spinach and Ice Cream

Yesterday one of my patients I have been seeing for about a month opened up and asked me the big question I often get asked “When?” “When will I die?”  I always answer honestly that I do not know, it … Continue reading

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The Light

The Light – I spend a great deal of time witnessing the end of life.  I often see my patient’s eyes refocus from this world to the next, their lips moving in silent conversations with invisible loved ones.  I watch … Continue reading

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Dogs and Waterfalls

I dreamt of my father last night, he passed away in 2002 as I was finishing nursing school.  In my dream he is sitting in the music room of my childhood home, my golden retriever Ruby who has passed was … Continue reading

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Waiting for Forgiveness

Yesterday I was called to the mysterious world known as the ICU. Being a hospice nurse this is the other end of the spectrum from my work. Here the courageous nurses of the ICU work miracles to keep their patients … Continue reading

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Trusting the Divine

Trusting the Divine Yesterday I witnessed a 31 year old mother of two young children struggle to remain here on this earth.  The cancer that has ravaged her body for the past 11 years is finally winning the battle.  I … Continue reading

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Divine Magic of the Night Sky

Early this morning, 3am to be exact, I trundled out of bed to my backyard to look up at the night sky hoping for a glimpse of the Perseids Meteor Shower.  The darkness was lovely and vast and far away … Continue reading

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Angels and Roses

Knowing someone is dying can be a burden to our heart. There is something called anticipatory grieving- meaning your grief begins just with the idea of losing your loved one. When someone is put on hospice I always tell the … Continue reading

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