Life Well Lived

What does it mean to have a “Life Well Lived”? As a Christian, I am given some clear words that describe that life. I may try to dodge around living that life by looking at specific people in the Bible and telling myself that I cannot possibly live up to the heights of a ‘Mary’…

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Harry Potter Mania!

I am one of the few and maybe even the proud who can say: I’ve never read a Harry Potter book. I’ve also never watched Lord of the Rings. (OK, everyone who is reading this can pick themselves up off the floor where they fainted!) I do not want to portray any criticism of the…

Nurses take the hits!

I’ve read two articles this week about violence in the workplace and nurses. From my viewpoint that looks through 30 years of nursing, it’s like reading articles about sexual harassment. My response is, “DUH!” The posterior part of my anatomy was first pinched during my second year in nursing school. I was embarrassed, angry, and…

Paris Hilton: Moving On?

As events continue to unfold and are played and replayed and replayed (you get the idea!) in this young woman’s life, I am immediately struck that she is a “child”, a product of her parents and ultimately her own choices.  I watched some of the video from her interview with Larry King and what an…