General Nursing, Rehabilitation Nurse

Amputations – “Thy will be done!”

Midwest, USA - 1978 The phone rang and I answered. My dear friend Enid was calling who lived an hour away. "Pam, One of my former coworkers is a patient at your hospital and I was wondering if you would visit him and share the gospel with him? For many years he was the chauffeur… Continue reading Amputations – “Thy will be done!”

geriatrics, Nurse Practitioner, Rehabilitation Nurse

Job Transition Again

February 23, 2005 "I will sing of Thy power, yea, I will sing aloud of Thy mercy in the morning; for Thou hast been my defense¬†and refuge in the day of my trouble." Psalm 59:16 (KJV) Dear Lord, Let me be occupied with You today and not myself. Thank You that You dwell in my… Continue reading Job Transition Again

orthopedics, Rehabilitation Nurse

Pressing Onward

January 2, 2005 "...they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so." Acts 17:11 (KJV) As I reread my journal for January 1, 2004 I realized how differently the year turned out than I anticipated. I was preparing to go to China at this time… Continue reading Pressing Onward

Christian Single, General Nursing, orthopedics, Rehabilitation Nurse

Knee Rehabilitation

November 16, 2004 I thank the Lord for the progress I'm making here in the rehabilitation center after my knee replacement on November 8. I now only need Percocet for the pain every three hours which my stomach can tolerate right after I eat a snack. It was great to sleep 7 hours last night!… Continue reading Knee Rehabilitation

Christian Single, General Nursing, Marsha Swinehart RN, Nurse Practitioner, orthopedics, Rehabilitation Nurse

Total Knee Replacement

October 9, 2004 "For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us." Romans 8:18 (KJV) "What man is he that fears the Lord? Him shall He teach in the way that He shall choose." Psalm 25:12 (KJV) If the… Continue reading Total Knee Replacement

Christian Single, General Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, orthopedics, Rehabilitation Nurse

More Knee Pain

August 2, 2004 "Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you." I Peter 4:12 (KJV) "In every trial, there are gleams of light and relief, but full deliverance is often delayed by our anxiety to obtain it.¬†God Himself and not the… Continue reading More Knee Pain

General Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Rehabilitation Nurse

Nurse Practitioner in Physical Medicine

July 18, 2003 Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving. Colossians 4:2 (KJV) I thank the Lord for the good interview with Dr. S. on the rehabilitation unit at the city hospital last week. I ask the Lord to open or close the door for this job according to His will. How… Continue reading Nurse Practitioner in Physical Medicine