A quote recently caught my eye from a book by
Marianne Williamson and it says, "It is not time to wait for
angels, but to actively become them."
With each passing day that I spend as an employee of the
university, I become more aware of how lucky I am to share my day
with the dedicated and passionate students who grace our halls.
There's a certain air of deep caring that embodies National's
interns - one that beckons us to seek their advice and care. You,
graduates, have been blessed with that gift and came to National to
complement it with the proper education.
Your graduation ceremony will be steeped in tradition and
overflowing with emotion. The baton will be passed and you will
rise to the challenge. Those of us who have watched you grow are
blessed to be able to witness the end of this small journey in your
lives. We share your overwhelming excitement as you walk out into
the world full of many different possibilities - a world just
aching for your care.
You are the angels of the health care field and whether you
picture yourselves donned with wings or draped in a red cape, you
will change lives just as you changed your own when you chose to
muster the courage and conviction to pursue the profession of a
I am honored to walk among angels every day at National and I
wish you a lifetime of rewards.
And, as Charlie would say, "Good luck angels".