Of A Healer: Batman

We worked together, moving Beth from side to side. She was approaching 85 and having had several major abdominal surgeries to remove multiple cancerous tumors her body was slowly shutting down. Severe edema made both of her legs swell to twice their size and was slowly losing her strength to stand and move. The work was taxing … More Of A Healer: Batman

Of A Healer: Julie

She’s on her way out, the docs just told us,” she said, tears filling her eyes. I reached over and placed a hand on her shoulder, sharing the look, sharing the fear. “I-, I don’t know how long she’s going to be with us, but I know she would appreciate a visit from you,” she … More Of A Healer: Julie

Benjamin

Your face so full of wrinkles, and mouth puckered just right. How I wish when you blinked thanks at me, I could wrap you up tight. I’d hold you and tell you everything is fine. And when you shed tears, cried in pain, or in fright, My arms would wrap round you, and I’d whisper … More Benjamin

Understand

I’m trying, please wait. I can imagine, it’s excruciating I can hear. No you’re right, I’ve never had that before. But trust me I’ve seen this on a hundred faces, maybe a thousand. I’ve carried the weak, held up the depressed. Yes I’ve even held someone to their dying breath. Trust me, I understand.