Let's have an exercise in synonyms here. In this context, 'glory' carries the same connotations as 'appreciation' or 'satisfaction.' You have chosen a hospice social worker career because you appreciate the honor of helping patients and their families when they are most vulnerable. You receive satisfaction from the insights patients often provide when they face the end of their lives, and you feel enriched by sharing in a family coming together when it counts the most.
Your patients' families appreciate your personal compassion and professional help. They are grateful that you help them work through their emotions and guide them through the tasks they must face, but would rather avoid. If your patients are able, they may thank you for helping resolve family conflicts before it is too late.