Florence Nightingale, Nurse, Social Reformer

The Lady with the Lamp, lithograph reproduction of a painting by Henrietta Rae (1859–1928). From Wikipedia.

Life-giving God, thou alone hast power over life and death, over health and sickness: Give power, wisdom, and gentleness unto those who follow the lead of Florence Nightingale, that they, bearing with them thy presence, may . . . → Read More: Florence Nightingale, Nurse, Social Reformer

Blessed Jeremy Taylor

Jeremy Taylor

Anonymous portrait of Jeremy Taylor, from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. From Wikipedia.

O God, whose days are without end, and whose mercies cannot be numbered: Make us, we beseech thee, like thy servant Jeremy Taylor, deeply sensible of the shortness of human life; and let thy Holy Spirit lead us in . . . → Read More: Blessed Jeremy Taylor