He replied, "My lovely wife." - page 2
Before I go to bed, I just wanted to share with you guys something that happened to me the other day. I walked by one of my patient's room (he was DNR, comfort measures only, etc) and noticed he... Read More
Sep 5, '02Occupation: Licensed Practical Nurse Joined: Jun '01; Posts: 26Agreeing with all who said this is why we are in nursing.It is times like that that keep us going.Hold on to that memory,keep it for when youve had a rough shift and are doubting your choice of professions.
*wiping her teary eyes8
Sep 5, '02Joined: Sep '02; Posts: 4That is a very warming story. It's good to Know that when it's your time to go, there are wonderful things waiting for you at the end. thank you for shring that wonderful story.
Sep 5, '02Joined: Sep '01; Posts: 16,606; Likes: 680Originally posted by P_RN
"though we stand here crying and waving goodbye, there are thousands on the other shore waving and shouting "Here he comes!"
Sep 5, '02Joined: May '02; Posts: 201; Likes: 22"a ship leaves the shore, into the horizon, until we can see it no longer. This is death."
This was read at my grandfathers funeral. I like the ship analogy. It is still there, we just cant see it sailing anymore.
A month after the funeral a man walked up to my grieving grandmother and ramdomly said,'take your time, but when your ready, he has a table set up and waiting for you.'