| Two nurses died and went to Heaven, where they were met at
the Pearly Gates by St. Peter. To the first, he asked, "So, what did you
used to do? Why do you think you should be allowed to come into Heaven?"
"I was a nurse at a missionary hospital in the Amazon basin," she
"For many years, I worked with a skeleton crew of doctors and
nurses who tried to reach out to as many people across numerous tribes, with a
hand of healing and peace, and with the message about God`s love."
noble," said St. Peter. "You may enter."
To the next, he
asked the same question, "So, what did you used to do?"
some hesitation, she explained, "I was just a nurse at an HMO."
St. Peter pondered, and then said, "Ok, you may enter, too."
a moment I thought you weren`t going to let me in." said the nurse.
can come in," said St. Peter, "but you can only stay for three days."