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Disappointment

Working at Living Grace was something I never planned to do. When I was told I would be working in a substance abuse recovery program I in no way thought I was qualified to or was the right person for the job. But God called me here. I prayed (and so did many of you) […]

Blessed Assurance

I’ve worked in healthcare for a long time now, most of it in a hospital setting. You see a lot and a lot of the end of life. Before moving here it was only a somewhat nebulous idea. Something you notice but don’t really take notice of…if that make sense. Working in a hospice setting […]

Just another day at the beach

Just another day at the beach

Sometimes you just can’t make this stuff up. It’s bound to happen, that’s why stereotypes and assumptions exist. People actually do some of the stuff we talk about. It happened last Wednesday. It was just me and about 20 recovering addicts playing on Muizenberg Beach. A regular day for me. The guys had been asking […]

“Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore”

So I’ve done all I can do for now. I’ve finally sent my last (hopefully) application off for my physical therapy licensure here in South Africa. The whole process was silly. You must apply and get this letter, then with that letter apply here, get this letter, then with that letter….. ┬áSad part is that […]