International Nursing

You Better Belize It! Part 1

February 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. Located on the Caribbean Sea south of Mexico bordered by Guatemala, tropical jungles abound. Since February is not the rainy… Continue reading You Better Belize It! Part 1

Christian Single, International Nursing

Honduras Medical Mission – Part 3

Camasca - Thursday, October 29, 1988 Today I awoke 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 at 3:30 a.m. so I keep waking up early. I never knew a village could be so… 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 eight hours and bumping along the rough roads. They looked exhausted. I thank the Lord that I rode in the little pickup truck… Continue reading Medical Mission Trip to Honduras – Part 2

International Nursing

Medical Missions in Honduras – Part I

July 1988 Dr. Pete, a Christian surgeon, spoke to a singles group 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 needs are met as well as the physical… Continue reading Medical Missions in Honduras – Part I

General Nursing, International Nursing, Psychiatry

Terror at Night

July 23, 1978 - Midwest, USA My apartment mate, Jane, and I drove separate cars to evening worship at church followed by a sweet time of fellowship at the Pastor's house with the other young adults. Since Jane left a few minutes before me, she left our front door unlocked for me when she arrived… Continue reading Terror at Night

International Nursing

International Travel Tips – Part I

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

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

General Nursing, Guest Bloggers, International Nursing

Missionary Nurse to Africa- Part 1

Dear Readers, I asked a friend of mine, Tracy, to be a guest blogger for the next two weeks to share her account of a recent medical mission trip she took to western Africa. I also asked her to share her testimony with us and why she goes on mission trips around the world. About… Continue reading Missionary Nurse to Africa- Part 1

International Nursing

The Lost Suitcase – International Travel Tips – Part I

Honduras - October 23, 1988 "Jesus came and spake unto them,.....Lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the age." Matthew 28:20 I have just arrived in Honduras to join my first medical mission trip. We changed planes in Miami, but my suitcase didn't make the transfer, so all I have is… Continue reading The Lost Suitcase – International Travel Tips – Part I