Addressing Nurses’ Urgent Concerns About Ebola and Protective Equipment

Thought provoking discussion on PPE for healthcare professionals caring for patients presenting with signs and symptoms of Ebola. Advertisements Continue reading


A Nurse’s Prayer

Lord, Help me to be a blessing to someone today. This is my ‘go-to prayer’ before beginning every shift. For a longer prayer, perhaps a group prayer, St. Francis of Assassi’s centuries old prayer is still a favorite. Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace; Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where … Continue reading


Ars Vivendi

Ars Vivendi–the art of living. This phrase is most frequently associated with Zen Buddhism (as a quick Google search will show), but I believe that ars vivendi is best demonstrated in a life dedicated to following Jesus Christ–the supreme Master of the art of living. To live fully and well, which is the essence of … Continue reading