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Easter on the ship was such a unique and special time. I mean to go through HOLY WEEK anywhere is special and always impacts me. I am always a crying, blubbering mess at Easter time. I always look to the cross and think to myself "how could I be so loved that He, Jesus, would choose that horrible betrayal and death to allow me to be rectified and reunified with God?" The enemy always wants to attack at that time and try to whisper how unworthy I am, and remind me of all the dirty scars I would carry. NOT THIS TIME!

I am so grateful that the bible tells us as far "as the East is from the West, so far has he removed our transgressions from us"- Psalm 103:12. Isn't that a beautiful image, they can NEVER reach you again. I love the thought of that. It is important to not take this for granted and call ourselves Christians, but live like sinners.

We went to a service in which we were able to nail our sins to the cross and of course I felt like my list should be a m…
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When God answers prayers, it is such a wonderful feeling. Sometimes it is the simplest of prayers too. I had been feeling really homesick, I mean counting down the days until we return in July homesick. I hadn't been leaving my cabin much between work and community meetings. I think I was starting to allow myself to become stuck.

I had a day where I prayed "God, this isn't why I am here. I didn't come here to hide within these walls. Help me get out of myself and into YOU and YOUR mission here!" Well I wish I could tell you right away I felt renewed and refreshed and like I was right back to my old-self, but that wouldn't be the truth.

The PACU coordinator had asked me if I could work all day to allow for the new nurses coming in to be trained and have a nurse that works in the PACU that works there regularly, and of course I said yes. The new group came in and instantly we hit it off. There were three sweet ladies, two were from the U.S. and one from Canad…