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Strange comforts

Downtown there’s a hospital with a beautiful green space at the side of its chapel. A hill that rises up away from the street. You rarely see anyone there as there aren’t any benches for sitting. Today, someone was there, sitting on the grass amongst the trees. Knees up, arms resting on them. Just sitting there looking out at the world. Like a story in a language I couldn’t read but took comfort in all the same. 💞
JesseInTX · 51-55, M
There is a greenspace at the hospital my dad was in. Nice covering, benches and chairs. I spent a lot of time sitting there and praying. The day my dad passed he was going downhill quickly and we were forced to choose life support or leave it to God. I sat there before he went home and prayed “if your ultimate plan is to take him home, then do it. Don’t let him stay here and suffer. Take him. We’ll be alright and we’ll take care of mom”. Dad lasted until anyone in the family within 100 mile radius was able to get there to say goodbye. And then he was gone. I’ve gone back to that place a few times since.
Coldplay · 56-60, M
@JesseInTX we are very fortunate
JesseInTX · 51-55, M
@Coldplay I believe so. I cherish that.
Coldplay · 56-60, M
@JesseInTX same!
I found the hospital green space immeasurably comforting during my husband's illness. I could almost hear the frayed nerves healing.
Beautiful …

That’s how I seek life .. 🌹❤️
But today ain't Friday and you were supposed to go on Friday next as per your last post.
JustNik · 51-55, F
@Lyfis2live oh for my dad? Yes, he’ll have his next procedure tomorrow. That’s three hours from here so I’ll drive down in the morning. My husband needed to pick something up from a hospital in our town last night and that’s where I saw this. 🙂
@JustNik Fair enough!

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