Category Archives: Death

A Holiday Griever’s Ode

‘Tis New Year’s, my dearest, and you are not here. We miss your smile, your voice, your kisses — and we fear Around the corner stands Valentine’s Asking us with whom we’ll share our cakes, cheeses and fruity wines? Before … Continue reading

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When You Stand at My Grave . . .

If tears are what you need to shed when you stand at my grave, Make them tears of gladness, for I lived life every day. I stayed down here so very long because I loved you so. Because you knew … Continue reading

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Now is the Time

With all the terror, War and strife, And accidents that suddenly take life Now is the time To tell those you love Everything you’ve always wanted to tell them But never have. Tell them: How much you love them, How … Continue reading

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Learning from My Patients

Image from OutdoorLeaders.com This week I learned so much From so many I learned that in viewing death As the “next great adventure” Through which our soul must travel That we must never fear it. I learned To appreciate how … Continue reading

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God Asks us to Cherish Life

  Terrorists, radical extremists, and general people haters, God doesn’t want you to hate and to destroy and claim it is for Him. He wants you to strive towards peace. He wants you to strive to love all people and … Continue reading

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Godly, Angelic Moments Thanksgiving Week

This week twas Thanksgiving Like most hospice chaplains, I was working Visiting my patients Spiritually supporting them and their families One of my favorite patients was going fast She knew she may not see me again And she said, “Thank … Continue reading

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Nothing is More Sacred than Life

Every life is sacred No matter the Age Gender Sexual derivation Or religion Of that human being More sacred Than any book Than any word Written or spoken Across the ages Across all universes Forever and Always. Chaplain Tamar 11.20.15

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