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Virtual Chapel Prep School 3/4/20
 
Lady with the Lamp - Florence Nightingale

She said: 'Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter's or sculptor's work; for that is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God's spirit? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts.'

 

  1. When do we find it difficult to act with courage and compassion? 

 

  1. How will we be courageously compassionate when we are stuck at home, coping with the new normal, with the people who know us best?

 

  1. Do we feel a growing sense of calling to our work to 'do good for God alone without reputation' ie without being noticed or praised by others?
     

  2. Are we tempted to feel that we need to be ‘paid back’? When do we feel that we have ‘done our bit’?