Lessons Learned on the Journey

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What Jesus says about Multi-tasking

A debate is in progress in academic circles about the dangers of multi-tasking—Is it harmful to my well-being, to my productivity and to my tranquility? As an emergency physician, my ability to…

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Learning Lessons — Again and Again

As I get older I realize that the important lessons in life are often ones I have learned before. Why do I need to relearn these critical lessons? In the whirlwind of life, I lose my focus. I spend…

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When trouble comes...

When trouble comes I am so prone to look to myself or to others for answers. The end of that journey is often frustration and anger. My mentor in Hungary - a wise gentleman who had known suffering,…

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An Unhurried Cup of Coffee

I asked a man from Germany what he missed most while living in the United States. He replied, "I miss sitting unhurried at a café and drinking coffee with friends. Now I get my coffee at…

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Is God Enough?

Is God sufficient for all my needs? "Of course!" is my reflex response. But what am I really thinking? "If only I had this or that; if only my circumstances were different, then I…

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A Simpler Focus

Never in my lifetime have I had more time-saving devices, yet I don't seem to have enough time. How can that be? …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Why Is God's Law So Important?

Moses speaking to the children of Israel said, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Do you want to get well?

Do you want to get well? John 5:6b …

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Questions

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes, …

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Standing on the Promises

I used to make New Year’s resolutions, but I found that by mid-January I would be wallowing in failure. Positive change is good, but so very difficult. I have come to realize that striving for…

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