Lessons Learned on the Journey

Do as I Say Not as I Do

Sometimes in the emergency room I gave advice that I did not keep myself. Shame on me! However, giving advice and not living it out is not restricted to medicine. …

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Fill My Cup, Lord

I love the words to the hymn “Fill My Cup, Lord”. …

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Follow In His Footsteps

He is your example, and you must follow in his steps. I Peter 2:21b NLT …

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Submission? You must be kidding!

I remember thinking as a young boy, “No one is going to tell me what to do!” A rebellious spirit is nothing new to me. It is always difficult for me to understand and obey verses in the…

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Tenderness

Tenderness is not an often sought after virtue. In fact, the dictionary defines it in terms of weakness. Actually, godly tenderness is strength at its fullest. When seen and experienced, tenderness…

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What Determines My Identity?

Identity answers the question, “Who am I?” My identity is often defined by: …

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How Long Do I Have to Live?

How long do I have to live?” As a medical doctor, patients sometimes asked this question. I did not have the answer but always tried to share hope with them. …

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It Is Not Complex

Sometimes I make following Jesus more complex than necessary. The Apostle Peter suggested that it involves a proactive positive step and a proactive boundary-setting. …

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Pondering

I must be so carefuI. I find myself filling my mind with stuff that, when pondered, leave me with anxiety, fear or anger. Today’s 24/7 information-filled society is my excuse. Television, the…

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Devout

If only two words described me, what would they be? The Apostle Luke described Simeon with these two words, …

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