Monthly Archives: September 2015

FMM 9 25 16 Changing Perspective FMM 9 25 15 Changing Perspective “Most activism is brought about by us ordinary people.” ~Patricia Hill Collins Last night I heard ‘Her Story’, about a woman whose name I had never heard before: Dorothy Day. Of course I immediately thought of Doris Day, but this was a woman of a totally different order. […]

FMM 9 18 15 Innovative History

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” ~Langston Hughes.  The human brain is an amazing organ, one which holds many mysteries.  Why do we ask questions?  How do we solve mathematical problems in our head?  How did the first man think of rubbing two sticks together […]

FMM 9 11 15 Lead on, McDuff!

‘A Leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.’~John Maxwell. One of the last classes before nursing students graduate is a class on leadership.  It includes a great deal of practical hours in the clinical setting, usually with an experienced nurse who is working in a leadership position.  This […]

FMM 9 4 15 My Cup it Overflows

“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” ~Karl Barth. I can’t complain. These past few weeks have given me many moments to be thankful for the life I live. Last week I visited my family in the UK – and was able to soak in the beauty of wild wild Wales, the mysterious mountains, the […]