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I am filled with gratitude

I am filled with gratitude

It is rarely ‘or’ But always ‘and’ I miss my brother And I am filled With gratitude that He is at last at peace.

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Your number is still my speed dial

Your number is still my speed dial

Dearest friend & brother, Mark — I couldn’t let you go Never got to say Godspeed Do you know now the impact you had on us all? The 5 am calls are missed — your number is still my speed dial #5 Our mantra “I’ll give you […]

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I am the remaining one

I am the remaining one

My dear family – Mom, Dad, Brothers Michael and Harold. I am the remaining one. Miss each of you even though i know you’re in a better place. Wish I could have done more. With love –

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He is missed

He is missed

Is of my beautiful brother who was in a wonderful hospice. He was cared for as well as any loved one could have been. His name was Lachlan. He is missed.

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You’re mens, mens, mens

You’re mens, mens, mens

The last time I visited my Nana in her assisted living home, where she had been for several years, slowly succumbing to Alzheimer’s. My brother, trying to reach her through the fog asked her if she recognized us. She stared long and hard at us, clutching our […]

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My Dad asked “Am I going to make it”

My Dad asked “Am I going to make it”

Speaking to my Dad about his dying never would have come has I not been employed at hospice. My Dad told me in our conversation “I am not afraid to die but I sure will miss life.” My Dad died in hospital under not so nice conditions. […]

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Today is my brother’s birthday

Today is my brother’s birthday

April 15/2016 Today is my brother’s birthday! I was not with him when he died of a heart attack 11 years ago! He is always watching me to ensure I am safe and well. He laughs at me when my children are giving me a hard time. […]

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It made me face death early

It made me face death early

Claritas est etiam processus dynamicus, qui sequitur mutationem consuetudium lectorum. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam

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