June 6, 2016

Heroes of the Past : Florence Nightingale

Heroes of the Past: Florence Nightingale “I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse”  So said Florence Nightingale, social reformer and the founder of modern nursing. Born in 1820, into a wealthy British family in Florence, Italy, and named after the city where she was born, Florence experienced her first “call from God” in Embley Park in 1937. After a series of similar experiences, Florence felt that it was her calling to dedicate her life to the service of others. She started working as […]