Today we celebrate the life of Florence Nightingale, the mother of modern nursing who was born in Florence, Italy, on May 12, 1820. She was also called “The lady with the lamp” and was known for her contribution to her profession as a nurse. Her wealthy family did not support her choice of career. One doctor told her father,… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Florence Nightingale!!!
November 24, 2016 - Texas Tomorrow, here in the United States, we celebrate my favorite holiday of the entire year - Thanksgiving! This is a unique holiday in the USA which remembers God's goodness to the Pilgrims who came to Massachusetts in 1620 to escape religious persecution. Many of them died the first harsh winter, so when they… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
April 1995 My interview for graduate school seemed to go well. I will learn next week whether or not I am accepted, so the waiting which began last September is almost over. I hope the fact that I did well in my first two courses at the State University will help with my admission. But… Continue reading Rejection and Sorrow
January 1995 Over the next few days, I was assigned to work in the Mennonite clinic which was hosting us in comfortable simple motel-like rooms. I watched Dr. Nancy examine patients all day long in much the same fashion as USA physicians do. She speaks some English and many of the medical terms are the… Continue reading Transcultural Nursing Course – Dominican Republic – Part 4
October 1994 I have been enjoying my first semester in graduate school tremendously as I study Nursing Issues. It feels like my brain is coming out of mothballs, and the group discussions are very enlightening. Our professor is excellent and gives interesting lectures. I just went to the hospital library to do some literature searches… Continue reading Homework on Thanksgiving Day
August 1989 - Wengen, Switzerland A couple of months ago, I asked the Lord to help me meet other Christians for fellowship, especially other single women. I am now 34 years old and the only single lady attending the small Bible church where I worship, so it has become quite lonely. I heard about a… Continue reading Oasis in the Swiss Alps – Part 1
Easter, April 5, 2015 Dear Readers, I hope you have a blessed Easter worshiping our wonderful Savior, Jesus Christ! This week, I will share the precious simple good news from the Bible and a few photos from my journey to Israel in 2013. It was truly the trip of a lifetime! If you ever have… Continue reading Christ is Risen!