Tag Archives: hospice

A Rose by any other name

Yesterday my day was Divinely orchestrated by the Angels… Yesterday my scheduled visits for hospice got rearranged with an emergency that took up two hours of my morning.  I arrived to my last visit hours later.  The patient was “actively … Continue reading

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When Death Becomes Personal

  In hospice I work on the edge of this world, often peering into the vast unknown of where my patients eventually transition to: the Great Beyond. This past week my youngest son brought up the subject of MY death, … Continue reading

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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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Signs from the Universe

Today was a day of frustration, having received my work assignment in the morning only to have it changed three times in fits and burst over a course of the morning hours until finally I stood in front of the … Continue reading

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Four Crows and Car

Yesterday my car refused to start after I left my second visit of my hospice day.  I was sitting out front of the house asking my Angels to start it again, I admit it had been sputtering for a while … 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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Orbs two

Orbs Two Last week I visited a hospice patient in a snowstorm.  He had come home from the hospital after his daughter made the decision not to insert a gtube, a feeding tube, as his body was shutting down and … Continue reading

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