Thanks to Christine for this beautiful remembrance
Take A Few Minutes to Listen
In the course of bustling around the hospital ward, Nurse Edith came past the room of an elderly lady who’d been in the hospital for a short time, recovering from surgery. The old dear was starting to shuffle around again; now she was standing in the doorway and called to Edith as she went past. With a cheerful smile Edith stopped to see if the lady needed anything.
“Isn’t there a television room at the end of the hall?” the old lady asked. “Would you help me to go there?”
“Sure I will. But it will be such a long walk for you, dear. Let me find a wheelchair and I’ll zip you down there in no time.” Edith looked around for a chair.
“Oh, you needn’t do that. The walk will do me good. Just take my arm and I’ll manage if we…
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