First Meetings

I have been thinking about the first time I walk into the presence of a potential client and we have that initial eye contact.  What’s it like for them?  What are their first impressions?  Do they want to run?

That first meeting feels like a pace setter.  I figure (and maybe I am wrong) some of these folks are thinking, “this is who is going to help me die.”  Can you imagine that thought?  Getting a glimpse of a person who will walk with you through death must be very deep!

I am sure my full schedule or self-centeredness has hindered their trust or offended them in some degree.  So, I thank God for those first meetings and the grace people share with me.  May I remember I am in an honoring position of being a guest in their life.



About jackiebates

Experience: Registered Nurse 31 years Hospice Nurse 6 years Certified Hospice Palliative Nurse 4 years Caring for the dying is a passion that continues to grow and motivate me in life. Their intimate situations has allowed me a unique opportunity to help facilitate what others and I can learn about real life. Please teach me, challenge me and help me help others. All material written is copywritten 2011
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