Yearly Archives: 2006

Compassion

Since I haven’t had much time for blogging lately, I thought I’d share something I wrote for school. This is an excerpt from a paper for one of my nursing classes. I hope you like it. It was compassion that precipitated my journey toward a career in nursing, and like many of my peers, I had always felt I possessed a great capacity for empathy. That, however, was before I encountered Carlos (not his real name). He was a young man in his early 20s with elegant features and ivory … Continue reading

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