Originally posted on A Patient Nurse:
I’m an Emergency Room nurse. I see “all lives” every day in the profession I choose to work. I see the poor and the privileged, blacks and whites, cops and criminals, Muslims and Christians, those with mental compromise and those with physical illness. Gay and straight, kids and the elderly, men and…
What lessons does Martin Luther King Jr have for nurses – The Good Samaritan!
Death comes with the withdrawal of futile care. The alternate comes with the decision to give the gift of life – organ donation.
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.
Her vulnerability breaks my heart, but her tenacity, beauty and will to live capture me.
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.