From my journal... April 25, 2005 I thank God for carrying me through the first three weeks of working as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner at the 500-bed nursing home. The insurance company assigned me to provide medical care for 32 residents who have enrolled in their program as an alternative to Medicare. Judy has worked… Continue reading Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
From my journal... February 23, 2005 "But I will sing of Your power, yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning; for You have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble." Psalm 59:16 (NKJV) Dear Lord, Let me be occupied with You today and not myself. Thank You… Continue reading Job Transition Again
Today we celebrate the life of Florence Nightingale, the mother of modern nursing who was born in Florence, Italy, on May 12, 1820. Her wealthy family did not support her choice of career. One doctor told her father, "Some of the nursing is done by drunken prostitutes who were given the option in the police… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Florence Nightingale – May 12
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. While preparing to go to China at this time a… Continue reading Pressing Onward
March 18, 2020 "Therefore, to you who believe, He (Christ) is precious." I Peter 2:7 After a good night's sleep in my own comfortable bed at home here in the USA, I checked my temperature. It still read a little high but I felt fine. I called my doctor's office and spoke with my favorite… Continue reading Mysterious Panama Fever Continues
March 17, 2020 - Tuesday - Panama City, Panama God blessed me as I read my favorite travel psalm. "My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber." Psalm 121:2-3 NKJV I thanked the Lord for a… Continue reading Panama to USA Adventure Continues
Monday, March 16, 2020 Since my temperature still read high, I returned to the clinic. The nurse checked me and said it was normal. I silently thanked the Lord and walked a few blocks to the Movistar store to get my phone fixed. Since it didn't open until 9 a.m., I grabbed a delicious cup… Continue reading Early Return to the USA from Panama
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - Boquete, Panama "Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. For I, the Lord your God will hold your right hand, saying to you, 'Fear… Continue reading Should I Leave Panama Early?
Friday, March 13, 2020 "You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah. I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye." Psalm 32:7-8 Boquete, Panama I had just fallen asleep when my… Continue reading Health Care in Panama
Easter 2020 A brother who lives in Israel posted photos of empty streets in Jerusalem because of their quarantine. I will share the precious simple good news from the Bible and a few photos from my journey to Israel in 2013, the trip of a lifetime. If you ever have an opportunity to visit Israel,… Continue reading Christ is Risen!