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Glorifying God in the Home
“You can’t have your cake and eat it too” and “You can’t have the best of both worlds,” are popular idioms which mean that one cannot have more than one can handle. Striking a balance between raising my two kids and having a fulfilling professional career was my greatest challenge. Am I able to have my cake and eat it too? I can testify manifold times as did Ezra and Nehemiah that: “The gracious hand of my God was upon me.” (Ezra 7:28; 8:18, 8:22, Nehemiah 2:7, 2:18). This is an overarching theme and confession of my life, in both books named for the aforementioned mighty men of God.
By Dorothy “Dada” Altea
To be honest, I never chose nursing as my profession. I took up nursing in obedience to my parents, who wanted me to work abroad to help my family financially. Eventually, I learned to love my profession, because caring for the sick gave me an opportunity to share God’s love with others...