International Nursing, Uncategorized

You Better Belize It! Part 3

Dangriga to Big Creek, Belize - February, 1990 Sunday We began our second week of this short term medical mission trip by walking from our hotel to the Baptist Church where Pastor R lead the services. We were warmly welcomed by the small congregation and were blessed by their hearty spontaneous hymn singing. Pastor R… Continue reading You Better Belize It! Part 3

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International Nursing

You Better Belize It! – Part 2

Dangriga, Belize - February 1990 On my nice quiet walk along the beach to breakfast this morning, I saw a man cutting grass by hand with a machete, and skinny dogs and horses wandering around loose. After a delicious breakfast with the team, we boarded the old school bus and bumped along for 90 minutes… Continue reading You Better Belize It! – Part 2

International Nursing

You Better Belize It! Part 1

February 18, 1990 - Belize (Central America) Last October, Dr Pete and Judy and I decided to sign up for a two week medical mission trip to the tiny English speaking country of Belize, formerly British Honduras. It is located on the Caribbean Sea just south of Mexico bordered by Guatemala on the west and… Continue reading You Better Belize It! Part 1

Christian Single, International Nursing

Honduras Medical Mission – Part 3

Camasca - Thursday, October 29, 1988 Today I woke up at 3 a.m. with a stomach ache. I have been doing well with the food until now. The village dogs howl until 1 a.m. and the chickens start crowing about 3:30 a.m. so I keep waking up early. I never knew a village could be… Continue reading Honduras Medical Mission – Part 3

International Nursing

Medical Mission Trip to Honduras – Part 2

Honduras, October, 1988-Tuesday We just finished our first clinic day together as a whole group. The rest of the team arrived in the cattle truck around 5 pm yesterday after standing for 8 hours and bumping along the roads. They looked exhausted. I am so thankful the Lord let me ride in the little pick… Continue reading Medical Mission Trip to Honduras – Part 2

International Nursing

Medical Missions in Honduras – Part I

July, 1988 I attended a Bible study for singles and was blessed by Dr Pete, a Christian surgeon, who spoke about the medical mission trips he has taken over the past few years. The local pastor or missionary always shares the gospel with the patients as they wait to see the doctor, so their spiritual… Continue reading Medical Missions in Honduras – Part I

General Nursing, Guest Bloggers, International Nursing

Missionary Nurse to Africa – Part 2

Patients in Africa My guest blogger, Tracy RN, continues to tell us about her 2 week medical missionary trip to Africa. (See Part 1 also). On this trip, we were blessed to eat very well. Breakfast usually consisted of American type foods, with the occasional bowl of hot cereal millet (a grain which is often… Continue reading Missionary Nurse to Africa – Part 2