Thursday, July 28, 2011

A hard night....

One of my very favorite residents (she's been at the nursing home ever since I started there and we've talked about many, many things) is getting very close to passing into glory land... This evening was hard. Although I was working on the other wing, my coworker and I did go visit this lady and helped to try and make her more comfortable. She was in a lot of pain and it was hard to understand what she was saying. She did know that I was there though, so I was glad of that. I don't think I'll ever see her again.

This is one of the times that I don't like working at the nursing home. I get so attached to a resident and then they're gone..... I pray that I am a blessing to them though, in what I do and say, and then I can always pray for them too, to not have so much pain in their passing, and to turn to God in those last few moments if they haven't already accepted Him into their hearts and lives......

Please pray for Judy tonight, if you are still up and reading this. She's one lady I'm going to really miss, as are many of my coworkers!

4 comments:

Carra - a bondservant of Jesus said...

Dear Cora,
Oh, I feel your pain, dear one. I know what a fight it can be... my grandpa passed away in April of '09, and although we didn't know him very well, it was hard to watch him slipping away.
The hardest part though was the fact that he refused to live for, or turn to Jesus. It was horrible.

I pray you can have the assurance that Judy loves Jesus... and then you have nothing to worry about. She will not be in passing - but in the arms of Jesus. Think on that, dearest friend...

So happy, so peaceful... no more fighting, no more pain - experiencing more happiness than we ever could possibly imagine.
My love to you,
Carra

Rachel said...

Hello sweet friend,

I'm so sorry to hear of your friend. I know that is hard. :( *Hugs*!! I am keeping Judy in my prayers dear and you as well that God would bring you comfort and peace. I'm glad you were able to go and be of some help to her and show her you love her. :) You have such a sweet gentle spirit that I know it must have been a comfort for you to be there with her.

All my love my sweet friend!
~Rachel~

Kjersti Eilers said...

Would this be the Judy that I know?? :(

Cora Beth said...

Yes, Kjersti. Sadly, it is....