Breaking Down the Natural Barrier of Fear

I have been a nurse for more than 40 years. Several years ago when my husband Trip suffered a terrible injury, I became aware of the difference in the perception of healthcare providers. Not having practiced at the bedside for more than 20 years, I was suddenly on the “other side” of care. I became aware of those who encourage and promote healing, and those … Read more

The Divine Call of a Nurse

April is fast approaching and, too often it brings turbulent storms. When I hear about unstable weather such as hurricanes and tornados, I remember the stories I heard while working years ago in Alabama. I was coaching and speaking at a large hospital, and the staff had just suffered the wounds that come from a tornado in their surrounding counties. The stories I heard were … Read more