Saturday, June 7, 2008

The life of a wallflower...

I've decided that this is a good description of what I do, in a way. I am basically there to help you thru one of the worst times of your life, and I'm ok with that (obviously). But after you've made all the decisions that you need to make with me, I take a back seat. I observe from the outside. I open the door for you, I stand in the back of the room watching you grieve, I stand in the doorway making sure everything is alright, I stand just far enough beyond your family so that people don't mistake me for another person mourning your death. I am a wallflower at the funeral, just watching everything happen, people coming & going, crying, laughing - not really taking part in it except for maybe a gentle nod or soft smile. I am pulled out of the wall when you come up to me and thank me "so much" and hug me. Death does strange things to people, but then again, so do a lot of things I suppose.

The best part is hearing the stories...



(I will try to limit my SFU videos as best I can)

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