Posted on: Sep 18, 2009
“The View from Inside an Ambulance,” originally published in Esquire, is a powerful essay by paramedic Chris Jones on his experiences dealing with death on a daily basis. His work both confronts him with, and numbs him to, human fragility. His closing story about reviving a man presumed dead, in front of the man’s son, has a hint of resurrection in it.
The article reminded me that our line of work—the way we use our God-given gifts—shapes our view of human nature