Tag Archives: conscience

FMM 9 25 2020 Work Hygiene

“I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability.” ~ Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Sometimes I am the last person to follow my own advice. When I graduated from nursing school many years ago, I was greeted at the end […]

FMM 5 8 2020 Doing the Right Thing

“There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi.  I left home at the age of eighteen and a half, finished with high school, ready to enter the profession of nursing.  The weird thing about growing up in a small […]

FMM 12 20 19 Stop the Buck!

“Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.  My father-in-law used to say: “Every liar is a thief and every thief is a liar.” And he mistrusted both.  He could well have been the originator of the Maya Angelou quote: “When someone shows you who they are, […]

FMM 8 5 16 Fingerprints and Footprints

“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers”~Khalil Gibran.  The older we get, the harder it is to be fed a line.  We have grown from being idealists to being cynics.  When someone pays us a compliment we may […]

FMM 4 3 15 What is your price?

“There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi I arrived in this country many years ago, a wide-eyed innocent, full of idealism and belief in the possibilities of life and humankind. Young people are wonderful, for the most part […]

FMM 8 15 14 ‘Someone to watch over me’

“Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.” ~ H.L. Mencken   Last year I finally bought myself a Prius.  I knew I would be driving a lot this year (already gone over 10,000 miles) so I was motivated to conserve.  I chose a color that makes me smile.  They call it […]

FMM 8 17 12 Means and Ends

“He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end” Albert Einstein. Good Friday Morning! With no more Olympics to try to watch we are now being tortured by what passes for politics in the 21st century. No matter which side you support, […]