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Life is not forever

Life is not forever

Hey Doria, It’s been a while. I can still hear your voice in my head. I was there a lot, but I was also there that last night. I was the last person who saw you alive. You’ll always be one of the best friends I’ve ever […]

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We had so much yet to do

We had so much yet to do

…is of my best friend and colleague who died too soon. We had so much yet to do. I was honoured and grateful that I visited with my friend 3 weeks prior to her death. Everything seemed like it was going to be OK until she asked […]

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I have learned so much

I have learned so much

My friends in long term care, it has indeed been an honour and a privilege to be with you on this final journey on earth. I miss you all for your uniqueness, your story, and I have learned much from you as you shared your life here […]

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We are a reflection of the little choices we make

We are a reflection of the little choices we make

Dearest Prabhanna, Your loss was sudden, unfathomable, yet bit like a ton of bricks. You were only 40 when you passed due to myocardial infarcts, and your lust for life only makes it sadder. We are a reflection of all the little choices we make. You were […]

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He received lots of love

He received lots of love

Life is too short need to enjoy each and every minute. A friend of mine who was as his prime time of his life was gunned down in the morning hours of the day when going to work. He was my cheer leader, supporting me in everything. […]

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You were always happy

You were always happy

To my friend Wheslay, Thank you for letting me visit you at Hospice Care. You were always happy, joyful and wise for a young man! I’m happy for you that your last few months in this world were fun, and full of life-enriching experiences. (at Chinook Hospice) […]

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Rainbows remind me of you

Rainbows remind me of you

I miss you… you’ve been gone almost 10 years but I still miss you. I still want to call you or send you an email. I miss your smile and our talks. I regret not going to the hospital early that day & not seeing you one […]

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So much love and laughter

So much love and laughter

I lost two very special people in my life in 2014. A close family friend suddenly, Sept 22, and my mother-in-law to cancer Nov 4th. I was with them at their bedside when they passed and will always treasure how they brought so much love and laughter […]

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I was afraid

I was afraid

As a young child I didn’t attend my best friends’ mother’s funeral. She died of breast cancer and I was afraid. I didn’t understand what was happening and no one explained to me that attending was a great way to help/show love. I still regret missing that […]

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You taught many about connecting

You taught many about connecting

Girlfriend. You’re at home dying and I’m here seeing others’ death perceptions and reflections. You taught many about connecting to others while they’re still here and about the importance of saying and expressing love before dying. I didn’t send those flowers. I won’t be sending those flowers […]

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