Author: kriztle34

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A leather bound book on my patient’s bedside table caught my eye. I asked her about it. Truthfully, I knew exactly what I was looking at. I was simply finding an excuse to strike up a conversation concerning the one thing I just can’t shut up about… [ 258 more words ] Testament 57: finding rest

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I really enjoy hiking. Its an outlet for me. The picture above is of a deer ūü¶Ć I stumbled upon during my hike. He was actually the 2nd deer that crossed my path. The 1st was much larger. I had absolutely no interest in getting a picture of that one. See, I was moseying along…

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 If I use the magazines that line the checkout area of any grocery store for my philosophies, I would come to the conclusion that in order to be of any worth I must be young, thin, beautiful, healthy, rich and popular. Each one of these qualities that an individual lacks makes him or her less worthwhile.…

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Oct 14

U-Turn

Saul of Tarsus (renamed Paul) was one of the most aggressive persecutors of the Christian church until one fateful day on the road to Damascus. Many nations and kingdoms have risen and fallen since then yet Damascus still stands (sort of). Ironically, this city is making worldwide headlines… Testament 10: U-turn

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Oct 13

Diet Crazy

His frustration towards me grew to a boiling point. I just couldn’t understand why he couldn’t understand. I decided with or without him, this is what I will do. He grew angry towards me. How could I be so cold to turn my back to him… Testament 54: Diet crazy¬†

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Three weeks ago if someone told me there was going to be a mass shooting in Las Vegas, I would have assumed I’d be in the trenches doing the nursing thing i.e. wound vacs, chest tubes, q2h pain meds, neuro checks, monitoring h&h and so on and so forth. Funny thing, the one skill I’m…

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I want to ensure that all who saw the picture of the cub leopard feeding off of the Lion understand the meaning. This is the second part of “Can a leopard change its spots” First you need to know what Jesus said when the disciples urged Him to eat. ‚ÄúBut He said to them, ‚ÄúMy…

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One Sunday, my mother, my two sisters, and I were walking down a country dirt road. I was around the age of 7 at the time. I was a pretty active kid. I enjoyed the outdoors: climbing trees, playing in the sand, playing in the woods (you know the things kids use to do before…

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I’ve been meaning to finish this book for years but quite often, I’d pick it up, get preoccupied with life and put it down. By neglecting discipline, I was doing myself a huge disservice. A life without discipline is a life without direction. Without direction, my life became empty, trivial and worrisome. I became worn…

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If I am being completely honest, I have been going in circles for the vast majority of my life. It‚Äôs an embarrassing omission really; however, it is true. These days everything is happening so fast. Everyone is moving so fast. The thing about moving at such a momentum at all times while simultaneously going in…