Essay regarding Reflections via a Missions Trip

Nakisha Kinlaw RN

Guatemala Reflection 2013

Working in a foreign land can be quite overwhelming pertaining to that has by no means been. On the other hand leaving my own comfort zone and being blessed to effect the lives of over 1300 persons, was among the best decisions I've ever made next to providing my life to Jesus Christ my own Lord and savior. The moment Dr . Goodman presented this opportunity in the lecture last show up I knew right away that I was going. I decided to venture out and employ my expertise to provide others. The NGO's that people collaborated with during this trip did a phenomenal job with having everything organized, planned, and staffed accordingly to ensure my colleagues and I had what we had to compassionately provide fully of the selves and skill units. My colleagues and I most came from differing backgrounds in nursing jobs but the key attribute that linked all of us together was CARING. Nurturing enough regarding someone or something else enough to be an agent of change. Qualified enough regarding the cause and vision of other NGO's that we made our period their period. Caring enough about producing a difference that the possibility of becoming under-qualified to satisfy the needs of the Guatemalan people was not a longer an issue. My self confidence as a nurse practitioner student improved 100 fold, ?nternet site applied the ability and abilities I have attained thus far, ?nternet site provided medical care.

Additionally , I have been blessed with excellent professors whom truly own a heart of caring and compassion, not to mention they are also " WICKED SMART”. I am so honored to be under the tutelage of Dr . Goodman as well as Doctor Palma. Bearing witness with their patience, careful attention to fine detail, skills, poise, professionalism, organic gift of servant-hood, and genuine concern for the well being of others gave me a whole lot to aspire to as a long term nursing innovator. To our host NGO's, " WINGS (Jesse & File suit Patterson)”, " COMMON HOPE (Lauren & staff)”, " PEOPLE FOR GUETEMALA (Ken & Lois)”, " RON ESPARANZA” and " BELIEFS IN...