"Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross #quote #lifehack #elisabethkublerross

"Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross #quote #lifehack #elisabethkublerross

Reading this I reflect on the years spent volunteering in Hospice care. Death isn't a topic of discussion that most people are comfortable talking about (naturally) but I have to admit ... Holding hands with it was the best experience my soul has ever had. Lots of moon glow during the darkened hours of transition. Just enough to illuminate the dying process in a "new light" and touch my spirit in ways I never knew possible. In the beginning of volunteer training the first thing they taught…

Reading this I reflect on the years spent volunteering in Hospice care. Death isn't a topic of discussion that most people are comfortable talking about (naturally) but I have to admit ... Holding hands with it was the best experience my soul has ever had. Lots of moon glow during the darkened hours of transition. Just enough to illuminate the dying process in a "new light" and touch my spirit in ways I never knew possible. In the beginning of volunteer training the first thing they taught…

Haloperidol Sketchnote...if you understand and use this daily... I'm looking for you! Message me to discuss opportunities! #providenceiscalling #nurses

Haloperidol Sketchnote...if you understand and use this daily... I'm looking for you! Message me to discuss opportunities! #providenceiscalling #nurses

Face the reality of death head on - Alz Live

Face the reality of death head on - Alz Live

Hospice is... So beautifully stated and so very very true! Hospice care providers, bless you!

Hospice is... So beautifully stated and so very very true! Hospice care providers, bless you!

Sacred Passage: How to Provide Fearless, Compassionate Care for the Dying --  A must-read for hospice nurses and other caregivers. Seriously one of the most rewarding books I have ever taken the time to read (as a nurse).

Sacred Passage: How to Provide Fearless, Compassionate Care for the Dying -- A must-read for hospice nurses and other caregivers. Seriously one of the most rewarding books I have ever taken the time to read (as a nurse).

“No one else can die for us, but we don’t have to die alone, that is why I’m here. Our patients’ journeys are our journeys too.”

“No one else can die for us, but we don’t have to die alone, that is why I’m here. Our patients’ journeys are our journeys too.”

We are all just walking each other home. -Ram Dass  we just talked about this quote in nursing and then here it is on pintrest :)

We are all just walking each other home. -Ram Dass we just talked about this quote in nursing and then here it is on pintrest :)

November is National Hospice Month which recognizes the dignity hospice provides for patients and the people who are dedicated to serving hospice patients. #nationalhospicemonth

November is National Hospice Month which recognizes the dignity hospice provides for patients and the people who are dedicated to serving hospice patients. #nationalhospicemonth

Nurse's prayer

Nurse's prayer

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