Luminescent

Where do I begin? What do I say? Well, to be honest my friend, I'm not exactly sure but, I will give it my best effort. These are my first thoughts I've actually written down since Mom passed. Each minute, hour and day since she left my thoughts have been all consuming my mind and …

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Unsettling

Across the hall from mom two chairs are pushed together to make a makeshift cot. A Spurs ball-cap pulled down over his eyes my husband attempts to catch some rest while his sister and niece stay with mom. The nursing home AC unit is set to a frigid temperature. It was comfortable when he closed …

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Close to Heaven

Heaven is not so far away. She most likely will be with Jesus today. There's no longer a need for her to explore. We wonder if she can hear Heaven roar. * A good, long life of over eighty-five years Memories, sarcasm, laughter, with a few tears Children, grandchildren and great-grands Says she's ready for …

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Danger – Thin Ice

I met him today. Frail, weak and tired he sits motionless with his eyes closed in an easy chair. I can tell he's a tall man too. My friend quickly introduces him to me connecting the dots as to why I am here. It takes a lot of strength to work your way out. "Out of where?" you may ask...

Comfort Wipes Away Tears

I am always taken aback for a brief moment when I receive word my Hospice Austin relationship has come to a close. Comfort wipes away tears when my perspective quickly shifts to the truth knowing it is simply just the beginning. It is the beginning of an eternal life with our King Jesus. I am …

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It’s All About Perspective

While on my Hospice visit yesterday afternoon the receptionist and I struck up a beautiful conversation on the power we have through Christ. We not only have power, but by Christ dying on the cross, He vested us with power AND authority. The devil only has power and the only way he has power over …

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Would You Be Willing

You may recall me mentioning that I have a new hospice family. One of her favorite things is to be read to. She absolutely loves suspense novels and even has a favorite author. My first meeting with her was this past weekend. Prior to going I prepared my heart, as I usually do, and had …

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