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Blue Medicine: Lesson In Unconditional Love

Sep 10, 2018, 7 comments, 19 smiles [During a conversation about ripples last week, I recalled this story.] Back in 1990, I had the opportunity to volunteer with Mother Teresa. I took a training in health issues around caretaking. I was helping the Sisters there give medicine to these dying women. And some of them had very intense medical issues. I mean, I'd never seen people with those medical issues. I had organized all the medicines, and I was given clear instructions. I made sure I read all the directions in how to use these medicines, how to apply them, and all of that. So there I was, and I was very proud of myself -- first of all, for not making a disgusted face when interfacing with the patients -- because some of the illnesses I was seeing were really new to me. Then, I was about being efficient. I had all my things very well-organized, and I was taking care ... Read Full Story