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My Daughter

by Julie Ruchniewicz, BSN, RN Faith Community Nurse, HMA Executive Director My daughter, Kelly, teaches fifth grade at a charter school in Chicago. Just like her colleagues across the country, she is educating her students via Zoom. In case you haven’t heard about it, Zoom is a virtual mode of communication, that (up until 8 [...]

My Daughter2020-12-18T15:54:02-05:00

FCN is Vaccine Trial Participant

By Guest Blogger Ruth Syre, MSN, RN-BC Faith Community Nurse As the vaccine roll out begins, I want to share my story. I am a study participant in the Pfizer vaccine trial. I had two shots, three weeks apart. I do not know if I had a placebo or the real thing. The first shot [...]

FCN is Vaccine Trial Participant2020-12-15T09:27:14-05:00

Just Mail for God

by Guest Blogger Marilyn Harris, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Hatboro Baptist Church, Hatboro, PA is located on a main road in the borough. During the time that the church building has been closed for worship, members and friends have been meeting online for prayer time on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:45 – 7:30 PM. [...]

Just Mail for God2020-11-21T07:58:54-05:00

Almost Out of Energy

by Guest Blogger Marilyn Harris, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Psalm 34:8 O taste and see that the Lord is good; happy are those who take refuge in him. A child and his mother were behind me in the security line at the airport. At one point during the wait the child said to his mother: [...]

Almost Out of Energy2020-10-29T10:07:30-04:00

A Memorial in 2020

by Annemarie Rogers Halfpap I will begin by saying that my mother lived a very long and full life. She was born January 26, 1926 in Brighton, England. She lived through WWII, its aftermath and recovery. She was highly educated for a woman of the time, as a draftswoman, and later a drafting engineer. My [...]

A Memorial in 20202020-10-12T11:30:41-04:00

Me, My Mask and My Bible

My mask might protect you; your mask might protect me. Denise Viker, BSN, RN Here is the thing- I DO NOT WANT TO GET SICK. There, I said it.  I have lots of reasons for not wanting to be sick, so I do everything I can to stay well. If you know [...]

Me, My Mask and My Bible2020-09-21T19:54:42-04:00

Stay Healthy Mentally During a Pandemic

By Guest Vloger Denise Viker, BSN, RN, HMA Vice-President Join our own Denise Viker as she shares ideas on how to Stay Healthy Mentally During a Pandemic.

Stay Healthy Mentally During a Pandemic2020-08-21T09:27:41-04:00


By Guest Blogger Ruth Syre, MSN, RN-BC Faith Community Nurse  This piece was originally written as an online devotion for the church I belong to and serve as a Faith Community Nurse: Winter Park Presbyterian, Wilmington, NC. We began sharing online devotions early on in the pandemic, as we were forced to find alternative ways [...]


Planning For End-Of-Life . . .

To all of my HMA friends, no matter your age, please take the time to read this article linked below. Not the easiest topic, but timely. When we are hearing the deaths from COVID, these numbers are translated to lives. People. Family members. NOW is the time to pull out your advanced directives and read [...]

Planning For End-Of-Life . . .2020-08-21T09:30:25-04:00

Contagious Living

by Guest Blogger Marilyn Harris, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Psalm 42:5 Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His continence. I have numerous daily devotional books on my bookshelf that I read on a periodic [...]

Contagious Living2020-05-07T11:47:36-04:00
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