Tuesday, July 12, 2005

It is finished.

I am on hour 27 right now, having just spent the night sitting with a lovely, strong family as they went through the process toward organ donation. I do not normally work four shifts in a row and I am tired and raw. But I am glad to have been with that family in that place, and to have been there as they said goodbye to their loved one and the hospital.

Now I have five more hours, and then I can go home and sleep.

6 comments:

Susie said...

wow. i'm glad you were there too. enjoy the rest when you get there!

Emily said...

Thinking of you in Tulsa,
Em

The Archer of the Forest said...

Been there...I feel for you.

Jane Ellen+ said...

One of the hardest parts of chaplaincy... and the most grace-filled.

God has blessed you, sis, and blessed others through you. Now get some rest.

Mike said...

You are a blessing. I know you are probably still tired, but I'm thankful God put you there.

Jeff said...

Beth, I am glad you worked so hard. It makes all your slacking more deserved.