Tag Archives: kindness

FMM 10 14 16 Awesome Wonder

“He who can no longer pause to stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.”~Albert Einstein. I remember very clearly being taken by my father to see an amazing sight.  It was one of the nights on board the SS Ascania, the ship that took us to Jamaica in 1963.  […]

FMM 9 16 16 You Think you Know

“A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.”~Joseph Joubert. I still remember the smell of Pears Soap.  I chose to use it as the first soap used on my firstborn, associating it with purity and simplicity, a transparent oval bar that we could only find in a Jamaican store.  But I associate […]

FMM 3 28 14 Kindness is a boomerang

“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 […]

FMM 6 14 13 Inner Strength, Inner Beauty

‘A woman is like a tea bag- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.’  ~Eleanor Roosevelt. Our society is very superficial. We place a lot of value on appearances. We try to live up to fabricated concepts of beauty, and idolize athletes and celebrities. Our value system is upside […]

FMM 5 3 13 Catching the Trifecta

Many years ago I was given some very good advice by one of my nursing instructors. In class one day she drew an equilateral triangle on the board. She labeled each side physical; spiritual and psychological. She then told us that it was very important that we pay attention to each aspect of our lives […]