Every Minute Counts . . .

ImageYesterday I visited with a resident who, the last time I saw her, was up, speaking, interacting, enjoying every minute — but yesterday she was totally unable to communicate except by blinking her eyes, nodding her head, and placing her head in my direction.

Life is so very fleeting . . .

Coincidentally, yesterday I also had the sad responsibility of reading a prayer over the public address system for the entire nursing home to take a minute out to pray for those who lost their lives at the Washington Navy Yard, a facility only 35-40 minutes away, and one at which either our residents or staff may have family.

Life is so very fleeting . . . let us resolve to remember that every minute counts . . .

We never know which minute will be our last.


About Gelbart-Jaffe Coaching

Hospice Chaplain and Life Coach Associate Clinical Chaplaincy Certification February 2015. Proficient Life Coach Certification December 2010.
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