More Than Lunch

One day I stopped at a sandwich shop where wholesome sandwiches, with a variety of breads, cheeses, and meats, always made delicious meals. The bread is fresh baked there and fills the restaurant with alluring aromas. With that kind of “atmosphere” the employees are always cheerful. That day there was a friendly woman behind the … More More Than Lunch

Two Way Blessings

Several years ago I experienced a two way blessing with a stranger. I was visiting a young patient and his grandmother in a large hospital. My car had to be parked in a building across the street, where I received a ticket with the time that I parked the car on it.   As I walked … More Two Way Blessings

Who Needs You?

We have heard about terrible things going on in the world: the destruction of hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, shootings and deaths, suffering, anger, fear and other emotions that go with such horrors. Many of us are feeling useless right now, considering the tragedy laden news we hear everyday. Sometimes the pain and sadness in the … More Who Needs You?

She Smiled!

I had just finished getting report on my assigned patients on a different floor fromĀ  my usual cardiac patient floor. My report was just about finished when my patient — labeled “a difficult patient” — in room 205 requested her pain medicine and her medicine for itching. Pain and itching are not uncommon for a … More She Smiled!

What Goes Around

This is a great story of what can happen when you listen to that still small voice in your head telling you to help or give something to someone.   Several years ago I bought a solar energy powered sunflower for a dollar to place on my car’s dashboard. It reminded me of the one … More What Goes Around

Who are you?

I am taking a left turn here in this post compared to all of my previous posts. Excuse me while I get on my soapbox. I may be “preaching to the choir” here but I need to vent. I heard and read on several occasions from various sources that some women write about, or to, … More Who are you?