May 19, 2010


I began my journey in nursing school fearful. I walked into my first day of clinical terrified, but the night before I read a passage that stuck with me when I was afraid, in all things little and large. I said it before clinicals, I said it before tests, I said it before I got off the plane in Haiti. And tonight I speak and pray it again: prepared to use it tomorrow as ammunition against the one who comes to discourage and destroy.

Strengthen the weak hands,
and make firm the feeble knees.
Say to those who have anxious heart,
"Be strong; fear not!
Behold, your God will come with a vengeance,
with the recompense of God.
He will come and save you."
- Isaiah 35:3-4

The Lord has made everything for its purpose.