My Heart is Full

Myrna Norman from her FaceBook account in January 2015

  Myrna Norman  January 11, 2015 at 9:48am ·  “My Heart is Full”

 On Saturday, my husband and I went to to take part in a Walk for Memories at an Assisted Living home.
I noticed a gentleman wheeling a woman who seemed almost lying down in her chair.
Something drew me to her.
I spoke to her,
her husband said she hadn’t spoken in 6 months, and had recent physical changes.
He explained little about her – she had thought ESL for 30 years
I spoke to her telling her I too have dementia,
and that she must be proud of her years of teaching,
Her eyes seemed to sparkle and we began a conversation.
We both had tears streaming down our faces,
she wiping mine and I was wiping hers.
Her husband said ‘OMG she is speaking to you.
She said ‘You bet I am”
and her speech was clear and of good volume.
Her name is Julia.
The staff was just blown away.
I feel so fortunate to have had this experience with Julia.
My heart is full.


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