General Nursing, International Nursing

Living with Sleep Apnea

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

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General Nursing, International Nursing

A Chinese Atheist Receives Christ

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

International Nursing, Labor & Delivery Nurse

Surprise in Labor and Delivery – Malpractice Prevention

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

Christian Single, General Nursing, International Nursing

Mary Slessor of Calabar (Nigeria) – Pioneer Missionary

Free Book Recommendation! Dear Readers, I rediscovered an old favorite missionary biography on Kindle which was free, so I downloaded it even though I have the hardback copy in my personal library. It is easier to read it off my mobile phone during free moments compared to carrying the hardback around. It has probably been […]

College of Nursing, International Nursing, Labor & Delivery Nurse

Labor and Delivery Student Nurse

Junior in College of Nursing - Winter Quarter, 1976 Another quarter has passed with its joys and trials and my junior year is completed! Only three quarters to go before I graduate in March 1977. It's hard to believe I have completed three years of college. The Lord kept emphasizing to my heart again and… Continue reading Labor and Delivery Student Nurse

General Nursing, International Nursing

Blog Update

Dear Readers, I mentioned in August that I retired from nursing a year earlier than I anticipated. God has opened a wonderful door for me to learn Spanish this year in a very intense language program for missionaries. God has laid a desire on my heart to minister to Spanish speaking people during my retirement… Continue reading Blog Update

General Nursing, graduate school, Holidays, International Nursing, Nurse Practitioner

Transcultural Nursing Course – Dominican Republic – Part 4

January, 1995 Over the next few days, I was assigned to work in the Mennonite clinic which was hosting us in nice 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 same… Continue reading Transcultural Nursing Course – Dominican Republic – Part 4