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The Hospice Journey

The hospice journey can be numbing The nurses, The doctors, And home health aides just seem to keep coming. Then in walks the social worker And to top it off a spiritual healer — a practical tear-jerker. All these things … Continue reading

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Hospice Worries

You’re sick And tired And feeling unwell You’ve had enough Of this story to tell. That’s all right. God’s there for you. Waiting and watching Helping you through. Be patient with illness And know that you can Manage what comes … Continue reading

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When We Lose a Child

The hole in our soul when we lose a child Is indescribable in words . . . it’s just feelings stockpiled. All we know is there’s a cavern there Where once was joy and gladness — so we blankly stare … Continue reading

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The Dying – The Living

In hospice, as we help our patients prepare for death I’m asked always what can be done so it doesn’t hurt so much, yet All I can offer is to let yourself feel Whatever you need to, as you journey … Continue reading

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The Hospice Difference

If you want to die with dignity, With absolutely no misery, Surrounded by your family Whose prayer is that you pass peacefully, You want hospice, ‘Cuz they’ll bring you solace. Chaplain Tamar 8.30.16 

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A Hospice Worker’s Daily Prayer

Dear God, Guide my hands, My heart, And mind To do that Which brings comfort to my patients and not be blind To everything they’re going through To everything I need to do. Enable me to be for them Your … 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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