Once I heard this story, shared by a lady, I’ll call Jean, who works with animals and has a heart of gold. We were discussing how sometimes giving something small to someone may have a positive impact on their day. Flower Crowns For Daughters Jean, being a creative person and a wonderful mother, played with … More Be a Princess or a Prince!
The other day I was riding the grocery store scooter across the end of one aisle. Another woman on a scooter was making a wide turn in my direction after coming out of the next aisle over. She accidentally knocked something off of a display that fell to the floor unbroken. About four other customers … More A Funny Thing Happened
The other day I was shopping at a local store. As I pushed my cart around the corner of an aisle I saw 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 … More Karma is….
You know the song, “We Are the World?” My condominium building is like a world unto itself. I have thirteen neighbors, some from different cultural heritages. I have to say that every one of these people in this building have been nothing but kind, generous, friendly and helpful. I am grateful every day that these … More My Neighbors Are the Best!
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 appearance, calling herself, “squirrel head.” I often reminded her how beautiful she was, but she’d just wave her hand at me. … More A Kind Hearted Cancer Patient Gives a Gift
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 with nerve pain and half of a foot missing from diabetic complications. Report ended about 7:15 PM. I … More She Smiled!
One day I was at a stop light and saw a man with a sign asking for help. I didn’t have any money on me but looked around in the car for something that might make his life a little easier. I had a straw, cowboy hat in the back of the car and offered … More You Matter!
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
I grew up in a very loving, close knit family. I was taught to be polite and kind to everyone regardless of race, beliefs, or who they were. But after I left the protected environment of my home, I saw that the world was not like my family. I couldn’t just approach someone and become … More Love Makes the World Go Round
Last year was one for the records! So many people have been sick, lost jobs, businesses, homes, and lives. 2022 hopefully will be better. 2022 is a new year!! Let’s make it one we will remember as a wonderful, positive, love-filled one. That doesn’t happen magically. We have to want it to be a better … More Make This New Year a Great One!