The March of Time

How can the loss of another’s child transform life with yours? A tear-jerker to warm you on a cold March day.

A Wonderful Life Indeed

Death comes with the withdrawal of futile care. The alternate comes with the decision to give the gift of life – organ donation.

Rescue the Dying: Redemption

Psalm 71:2 Save me and rescue me, for you do what is right. Turn your ear to listen to me, and set me free.

Rescue the Dying: A Christmas Story

Reflecting on the Christmas season, I am drawn back to one of the greatest stories of my career and its parallels to the 2000-year-old story of the birth of Jesus.

Mentoring DKA

What can DKA teach us about mentoring new nurses?

Why God? – a story of faith, hope and love

Vicarious trauma, burnout and moral distress define the symptoms experienced by those of us called to help people in need. The definitions are easy; the cure is elusive.

Again

I’ve experienced perfect storms of moral distress and know, given the right circumstances, suicide may look like the only escape for a nurse. It Is Not!