Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Attitude category

Discouraged?

What to do? More than a decade ago, life’s circumstances seemed beyond hope with multiple devastating long-term medical issues in our family. I was full of despair. As a physician, I felt so…

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Struggles on the Journey – My Enough

Not having enough is certainly a problem. A lack of food, money or medicine can be life-threatening and is experienced by many around the world. “Not enough” is a major problem in much…

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The Ministry of Faultfinding

In my college literature class I was taught to analyze the works of authors. At times, however, it seemed as if I was searching for and finding fault with literary giants. As a non-literary giant,…

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See One, Do One, Teach One

In medical school, books and lectures were only the beginning. Learning to practice medicine was never left to didactics alone. The dictum “See one, do one, teach one” was the method used…

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Looking for Lessons in Unusual Places

Life lessons can be found in unusual places. For instance, Jesus while walking with his disciples said, …

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God Is Near

The Christmas season has not ended for me as I continue to meditate on Immanuel – God with us. The fact that God is near has been a consuming thought for weeks. …

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