Tag Archive | Nursing

Walking Through a Dry Spell

“They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something […]

Lighting a Heart on Fire

“How strange that Nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!” – Emily Dickinson Just shoot me if you don’t like what I’m about to say. It’s just been my experience. My heart has been lit on fire. The year of 2012 has been the same as the sun just breaking over the horizon […]

The Truth About Being a Nurse

“Nursing is an art:  and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter’s or sculptor’s work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God’s spirit?  […]

Because of My Past, Today I Have a Future

“Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody. ” – Mark Twain, Pudd’nhead Wilson, 1894 “Once your awareness becomes a flame, it burns up the whole slavery that the mind has created.” – Osho Up to this point, I’ve refrained from sharing too much about my personal life. […]

Blessed by Despair

“Only the man who has had to face despair is really convinced that he needs mercy. Those who do not want mercy never seek it. It is better to find God on the threshold of despair than to risk our lives in a complacency that has never felt the need of forgiveness. A life that […]