The other day I was shopping at a local store and came upon a lady from India squatting on the floor looking for a certain product on the bottom shelf. She sprang up when she saw me as if to get out of my way. Apologetically she explained that she was a cashier at a … More Karma is….
Several years ago I experienced a two way blessing with a stranger. I was visiting a young friend 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 I parked the car on it. As I walked through … More Two Way Blessings
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 … More What Goes Around
It’s a new year!! Let’s make this year one we will remember as a wonderful, positive, love filled one. Make a difference We may not be able to change the world, but we can make a difference in the lives of those who live around us, whether they be strangers, neighbors, coworkers, people we pass … More Make This New Year a Great One!
The following is an article I wrote for Candid Slice but thought it would be enjoyed here. http://www.candidslice.com/homeless-in-the-hospital-you-never-know-when-kindness-is-key/ 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 dialysis patient … More She Smiled!
Many of us are feeling useless right now, considering the tragedy laden news we hear everyday. We have heard about terrible things going on in the world: the destruction wrought by hurricanes, earthquake, fires, shootings and resultant deaths, suffering, anger, fear and other emotions that go with such horrors. What can we do to help … More Who Needs You?
My article was published on Candid Slice last year. One special patient cared for her fellow patient’s need for beauty. http://www.candidslice.com/struggling-with-cancer-patient-performs-inspiring-acts-of-kindness/ Years ago I took care of an unforgettable cancer patient. She had lost her hair from the chemotherapy, but not her spirit. She quipped about her bald head and how funny she perceived her … More A Kind Hearted Cancer Patient Gives a Gift