To see

I was reading about the word “see” in a resource book called the Strong’s Concordance.  The  Hebrew background to this word was helpful to apply at end of life situations.

The definition includes the descriptions:  to appear, approve, behold, have experience, gaze, take heed and to look on one another.

There are times in my work where I help clients and families to “see” what is happening as the journey of life and death are going on in front of their eyes.  Asking people to watch (see) events unfold in front of them include both tragedy and beauty.  Experiencing, gazing and taking heed are BIG concepts as end of life goes on.

Seeing life and seizing the moment, as it is, can be a huge reward and encouragement during a grief filled phase of 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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