Category Archives: hospice

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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Sending Love . . .

To my patients and their loved ones here on Earth And to those who have already made that final journey “home” I just wanna send you . . . . . . loving thoughts, . . . hugs and kisses, … Continue reading

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A 2016 Wish for All Hospice Workers

For 2016, I wish that every hospice worker finds: The peace within their heart The harmony in their soul And the contentment in their lives That enables them To walk the difficult walk Of the hospice caregiver While tending to … Continue reading

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That Final Journey “Home”

This past year as a hospice chaplain I’ve discovered a pattern In my hospice patients: So many discuss trips For which they’re preparing In dreams they have before that final journey One talked about having to set sail . . … 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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