Robin Inman's Blog – December 2008 Archive (3)

Death of an innocent

One of my student workers just called me to let me know he wouldn't be into work tomorrow because he was in jail for DUI and bemoaning the fact his car was sized and he would probably lose his license (obviously must not be his first DUI) and all the money he would have to spend in court costs, attorney fees and bail. Not once did he express remorse for what he did and some thankfulness that he didn't cause an accident where someone was hurt or lost their life because of him. All he could… Continue

Added by Robin Inman on December 1, 2008 at 12:19am — 2 Comments

The Last Alarm

My father was a fireman, he drove a big red truck

And when he'd go to work each day he'd say "Mother, wish me luck"

Then dad would not come home again until sometime the next day

But the thing that bothered me the most was the things some folks would say

A fireman's life is easy, he eats and sleeps and plays,

and sometimes he won't fight a fire for many, many days

When I first heard these words I was young to understand

But I knew when people had trouble Dad… Continue

Added by Robin Inman on December 1, 2008 at 12:11am — 2 Comments

EMT Prayer


Grant me the wisdom so that I may treat

those of your children that lay at my feet.

Let my hands be gentle, sure and swift

to impart to them your sacred gift.

Let me see only a patient's need

not their color, race or creed.

Help me always to be my best

even when it's on my hours rest.

Grant me the insight to understand why

patients of mine are going to die.

Let me remember that when they do

there is a wonderful… Continue

Added by Robin Inman on December 1, 2008 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

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