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Garbage Truck Law
Friday, June 04, 2010      11 comments

Law of the Garbage Truck (Received on email) One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front of us.  My taxi driver... Read more
A mother's empty arms
Thursday, May 20, 2010      6 comments

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Happy Nurses Day
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      7 comments

Nursing is an art; and if it is to be made an art, it requires as exclusive a devotion, as hard a preparation, as any painter's or sculptor's work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or cold marble, compared with having to do with the... Read more
A Newborn's Conversation with God
Sunday, May 09, 2010      7 comments

A baby asked God, "They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow, but how am I going to live there being so small and helpless?" God said, "Your angel will be waiting for you and will take care of you." ... Read more
Evening Prayers
Thursday, April 29, 2010      3 comments

I received this in an email. I believe with all my heart that prayers work miracles. "It has been said if Christians really understood the full extent of the power we have available through prayer, we might be speechless. Did you know that... Read more
Sunday, April 25, 2010      7 comments

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road. - Henry Ward Beecher Through humor, you can sof... Read more
Life's Interruption
Sunday, April 18, 2010      5 comments

The effect on worldwide air travel from the eruption of a fairly small volcano in Iceland reminds me of how fragile our lives are. We have come to assume that we will always have our grocery stores, our imported clothes, our cell phones and t... Read more
Flim Flan
Monday, April 12, 2010      7 comments

One of the patients who delivered a baby was kind enough to bring two homemade Flans in for the nurses as a show of appreciation.  Everyone knows nurses eat any and everything.  Often that's the only food that is ingested during a busy shift...f... Read more
Blessed Easter
Sunday, April 04, 2010      4 comments

All I need to know I learned from the Easter Bunny! LOVE THE LORD THY GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART! Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Everyone needs a frie... Read more
How often?
Sunday, March 28, 2010      8 comments

How often do you weigh and measure yourself? emoticon I started out weighing everyday and that was too much. Th... Read more
Saturday, March 27, 2010      2 comments

Don't die with your music still inside you. Listen to your intuitive inner voice and find what passion stirs your soul. - Wayne Dyer Follow your inner voice and find your passion. Find that something that you "love"! You will be more co... Read more
Monday, March 22, 2010      6 comments

Choose the World You See, and See the World You Choose. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anaïs Nin The key word is "choose." You have a choice about the perspective you take on ... Read more
Speed Kills
Thursday, March 18, 2010      3 comments

If your overweight, chances are you are not a slow, leisurely eater. “Speed kills” in this case by the spoonful. We eat in a fast, almost automated, manner. Try to break up eating behavior with a variety of activities. Dab your mout... Read more
Keep Journaling
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      3 comments

You stopped journaling because you KNOW what the right foods are. Don't fool yourself. Suddenly, you notice shopping for clothes isn't as much fun or simple as it used to be. Next comes the "muffin top" starting to spill over the jeans aga... Read more
Perfectionism follow up
Sunday, March 07, 2010      5 comments

“Have patience with all things, but first with yourself. Never confuse your mistakes with your value as a human being. You're a perfectly valuable, creative, worthwhile person simply because you exist.” ~~St. Francis De Sales None... Read more

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