Category Archives: enjoying life

Connected

As a hospice chaplain I find that I just love the people and families to whom I tend. And catch myself getting attached. So when my patients do make that final journey “home,” It is then that I realize How … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

Life is full of twists and turns Sometimes it makes our soul feel burned But we must never ever give up Because we each have the absolutely right stuff To unravel all those twists and turns To cool the rope … 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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Haunted

Religion is not supposed to haunt us Or Make us Fear life Or Fear love Or Fear living fully and loving deeply. It is supposed to show us the way To the Creator Through paths of peace Learning kindness, Teaching … 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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Just too Cute!

Baby bunnies are adorable, I know that this is true So are baby hedgehogs, pink and curlicue And those baby little pandas, how can they even be So white and black and fuzzy, and they can’t even see And then … Continue reading

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Full Circle

As babies, we know nothing of the world but the people around us. As youth, we expand and discover the world beyond our families. As adults, we work hard to build the world and make it our home. As seniors, … Continue reading

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