High School Junior, USA, 1972 "I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go" (Psalm 32:8 KJV). The past year I asked God to show me what career He wants me to pursue. Before I became a Christian, I considered oceanography or landscape architecture because I enjoy science, art, and… Continue reading Should I Become a Nurse?
Packing Hints "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God..." James 1:5 After my trip to Europe in 1978 with only three outfits as suggested by Arthur Frommer, I decided that was too few clothes to travel comfortably. I could not bear to look at them after I returned and gave them… Continue reading How Nurse Pam Packs Her Suitcase
Europe - 1978 "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths" (Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV). "Pam, international travel is hard work and exhausting," said Dad. At that point, I had only seen pretty postcards of Europe which… Continue reading International Travel Tips – Part 2
Dear Readers, Since many of you are traveling this summer, I will repost over the next few weeks my international travel tips that I have learned over the years. Happy Travels! Pamela, RN Honduras - October 23, 1988 "Jesus came and spake unto them,.....Lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the… Continue reading International Travel Tips – Part I
San Jose, Costa Rica, November 2006 "My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from Him." Psalm 62:5 (KJV) It's hard to believe that I'm finally in Costa Rica after wanting to visit this country for the past ten years, ever since I worked with Dr. K. who mentored me when I… Continue reading Living with Sleep Apnea
Midwest USA - 1989 About two years ago, my friend and I were going door to door calling to share the gospel with my neighbors. One lady from China named Nina (pseudonym) invited us to come in. She was formerly a radiologist in China, but had moved to the Midwest recently with her husband for… Continue reading A Chinese Atheist Receives Christ
Labor and Delivery Nurse - March 1982 - 12:50 a.m. I glanced at the whiteboard after we transferred the surprise twins to Neonatal ICU for observation (see Part I of the previous post). Bonnie, the health tech, had put a new admission in my other room named Wanda. Bonnie handed me her blood pressure and… Continue reading Surprise in Labor and Delivery – Malpractice Prevention