10 Minute Daily Retreat - Thirteenth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross
“But Jesus gave a loud cry and breathed his last’’. Mark
Death has many guises
‘This dying man has no relatives, I want you to sit and hold his hand.' What compassion this nurse had so many years ago.
I was very young and in my first year of nursing. What did I know of death and pain and dying?
‘Dying is a lonely process,' she said as she led me into the patient’s room. 'He is unconscious but on some level he will know that you are there.'