Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Truth category

The Depth of Words

"You will never fully understand what Miguel Cervantes was trying to say until you have read Don Quixote in Spanish. The English words are inadequate," my Spanish-speaking uncle adamantly…

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Living Paradox

Paradox …

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Slogans are not enough!!

Life is hard! This past month many of the hardest situations we face in life have reared their ugly heads in the lives of my friends - death, cancer, and betrayal. I wanted to encourage them and give…

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Misplaced Confidence

While watching a uniformed man purposefully waving a flag from the roof of our hotel in India, my wife, Pamela, confidently exclaimed, "I am sure it is a Hindu ritual!" Forcefully and with…

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Spiritual Glasses

Recently, I lent my reading glasses to a friend. She immediately laughed and asked, "How often do you clean your glasses?" Obviously not often enough! Using reading glasses to correct the…

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Looking for Truth!

A few years ago while reading the newspaper in my Budapest office I shared with a Hungarian colleague an interesting news story. His response startled me. He was extremely skeptical. In fact, he…

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Presence

His presence is imposing. At six feet seven inches, his entrance into a room commands attention. His winsome, warmly engaging personality only enhances the impact of his presence. I greatly respect…

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Transformation Not Information

The volume of information about the human body overwhelmed me during my medical school days. I was eager to conquer that medical information in order to begin diagnosing and treating diseases.…

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Evidence-Based Faith, Truth Revealed

In 1836 Pierre Louis conducted tests proving that "blood letting" did not help cure patients. In fact, it was usually detrimental. Such discoveries were the beginning of evidence-based…

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Truthiness - Word of the Year!

The American Dialect Society creates a word that best reflects the uniqueness of each year. TRUTHINESS is the winner for 2005 - defined as: …

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