"i didn't know her very well, but i wanted to give her my best. i said a little prayer in my head for her. i cleaned her up and found the prettiest outfit that i could find. i looked for jewelry and found a matching necklace. she looked very nice by the time i was done. i didn't know if family was going to come or not. if they were, i wanted them to see her looking nice.
...as i went through the rest of my day, i was fine... until i was driving home. it just hit me that i experienced life at both ends of the spectrum this week. i teared up a little and thought about it. this is why i'm trying to become a nurse."
bless you honey, you did just fine. to give someone kindness, respect and dignity and your heartfelt prayer is the gift that nursing brings to us. you have joined the ranks of those who serve and you have behaved beautifully. it is the reason we do.
being a nurse means…
you will never be bored.
you will always be frustrated.
you will be surrounded by challenges.
so much to do and so little time.
you will carry immense responsibility and very little authority.
you will step into people’s lives and you will make a difference.
some will bless you. some will curse you.
you will see people at their worst… and at their best.
you will never cease to be amazed at people’s capacity for love, courage, and endurance.
you will see life begin…and end.
you will experience resounding triumphs. and devastating failures.
you will cry a lot. you will laugh a lot.
you will know what it is to be human and to be humane.
[color=#c5b77d] rn, mn, ma