Category Archives: God

A Hospice Patient’s Prayer

Dear God, As I begin this hospice journey, I am beginning to review what this journey’s meant to me. Help me to recognize that as this life is ending, a new one is beginning. Help me to enjoy every minute … Continue reading

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Simple Joys

Drivin’ ’round New Mexico today, I thanked God for everything I could see: The herds of cows, The hawks and horses, The turkey vultures, Prairie dogs and doggy dogs, The cats and chickens, Goats and graveyards, Tumbleweeds, Dirt devils, Cacti, … Continue reading

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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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Hospice Is . . .

  Hospice is . . . What we all deserve When our departure time is nigh It brings us nurses, aides and doctors To tend to our earthly frame, Visitors who come to sit To be with us by and … Continue reading

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A Hospice Inter-Disciplinary Team Meeting Prayer

Dearest Creator of All, Thank You for placing us here And providing us the opportunity to be Instruments of well-being To our patients and their families. Thank You for bringing us together For the purpose of working towards the goal … Continue reading

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A Hospice Doctor’s Prayer

Dear Creator of All Things, Thank you for giving me The ability To be one of the medical instruments That helps discover my patients’ needs. Thank you for helping me Provide the medical care That my patients and their families … 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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