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FMM 10 9 2020 Kindness is a boomerang (Recycled)

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”~Dalai Lama. I am a nurse first. When I think of the roles I play in life, I know in my heart that my passion is nursing. One of the many wonderful things about being a nurse is that it encompasses many job descriptions. For the past […]

FMM 6 15 18 Not puffed Up

“Whosoever diggeth a pit shall fall in it” ~ Robert Nesta Marley.  Two phrases puzzled me when first I moved to Jamaica.  School friends would offer to either ‘carry’ me home, or ‘follow’ me home.  Neither of those offers sounded very appealing to me.  We were kids, so they were not offering to give me […]

FMM 1 24 14 Nothing but Blue Sky

“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” ~ Victor Hugo. On one of my flights into Manchester, I don’t recall how many years ago, I had a surprising discovery.  It was a clear, cloudless morning, the sun rising from a rose tinged horizon, the sky a beautiful shade of dark blue.  As […]

2 8 13 Angels Unawares

“The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.” George Elliot   How do you picture an angel? I remember as a child being a little ambivalent about a host of bland, […]