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Tag: purpose

Coffee and Donuts

To you this may just be coffee and donuts, but to me it is everything. A family of a girl I took care of a while ago in the PICU, […]

Happy Nurses Week

May of 2009 I graduated from Nursing school and 10 years goes by fast. As a student I was filled with much hope and longed to make a difference in […]

Living with gratitude

There are many things I am grateful for and many things I am appreciative of, but I realized I could be quite the complainer. Maybe I was always a complainer, […]

Confessions of a PICU nurse

I am really nervous to write this, but being a writer somehow equates to vulnerability. And it seems that there’s always at least one person who’s life is touched by […]

Sunkissed

“If you look towards the sun you will never see your shadow. It’s when you look away you will always be chasing it.” It’s easy to dwell on the past, […]

Dogs don’t bark at parked cars

When our lives go from stagnant to movement, the waters are always tested. It’s in the place of flourishing you find the most opposition. Dogs don’t bark at parked cars. […]

Passionate Love Affair

My first Valentines date was completely special. It wasn’t extravagant or fancy. We had drinks and appetizers. He ordered his Stella and I ordered my mojito and in case you […]

Alone isn’t lonely

There is a misconception that those who are alone are lonely. What I have come to learn is that alone and lonely are two different things. You can be surrounded […]

Go where your heart takes you

Go where your heart takes you, you will find great joys beyond those doors. Take courage. Even I am afraid. I know if I don’t go I’ll always wonder what […]

Hate is too great a burden

How do you love your enemies? The people that wrong you and intentionally try to hurt you? The ones that hold a grudge against you for no reason? How do […]

Did I break the Sabbath

Growing up I probably made it to church every Sunday. But as soon as I turned 18 and started working a full time job and attending college full time, my […]

Someday you will

This past year has been a year of blessings, a year of new doors and new beginnings for some. While for others, it was yet another year of searing pain, […]

The Advice of Christians

Christians can sometimes offer the best advice because their advice is for the most part is biblical. It was around this time last year, I was sitting around with a […]

Making of a warrior

A warrior is a character trait. And character is how you treat others who cannot do anything for you, speaking and living with integrity. Your character is who you really […]