On the Facebook Thankfulness

On the Facebook Thankfulness

I’ve never been big on the Facebook status or Twitter trends. “Like this if….” Play by plays of whatever hit show, debate, game, etc. is on at the moment are usually more frustrating than exciting…especially when it’s from the same person. You know the type. For some reason, this year, the 30 days of Thankfulness […]

My Take: ‘I’m spiritual but not religious’ is a cop-out

My Take: ‘I’m spiritual but not religious’ is a cop-out

A very interesting article. I would be interested to hear your thoughts!

A Quick Answer to The Problem with Christian Universities

A Quick Answer to The Problem with Christian Universities

It’s amazing how it seems that life slows down for a bit, you get settled into a new routine, and God shakes it all up again. And yet, when you follow the call that He has given you, He brings peace and confirmation amidst the resistance. The other day, we went to see Hillsong and […]

“I’m Sorry” Does Not Cure Cancer

“I’m Sorry” Does Not Cure Cancer

Very well written. Full of good thoughts from a genuinely good heart. Check it out, especially for those of us on this healthcare journey…

Libya

Libya

Lately the news has been flooded with reports of riots and the storming of embassies, particularly in the Middle East. Questions of whether to continue or withhold aid are taking the forefront of the talks. And whatever your political, religious, or personal stance is, we must remember something. Just because a select group committed a […]

Libya

Libya

Lately the news has been flooded with reports of riots and the storming of embassies, particularly in the Middle East. Questions of whether to continue or withhold aid are taking the forefront of the talks. And whatever your political, religious, or personal stance is, we must remember something. Just because a select group committed a […]

Standing at Attention

I’ve never been in the military. The only time I ever really stood at attention was for marching band. I was in color guard, so I guess I never stood at a real attention—3rd position is a little weak for that. I was a freshman. The rest of us were already on the concrete practice […]

The Problem with Christian Universities

The Problem with Christian Universities

I knew how many rules I was subjecting myself to when I decided to attend ORU. Curfews, no drinking, and for a while, nothing less than slacks in class. I loved it. I was 18 and ready to conquer the world. Every chapel was a face-to-face meeting with God surrounded by hundreds of others pointed […]

10 Practical Tips for Your First Year of Medical School

Take EVERYONE’s advice with a grain of salt. – Your mom means well, your friends mean well, your mentors mean well, even I mean well. But even the people who have been there before you are—well—different people. They have different priorities, responsibilities, goals, and bents. So seek advice, but then craft a plan that is […]

A True Friend

A True Friend

Preface: No. This is not a cliche post about how Jesus is your only “true friend”. It might be a little mushy, but it’s not that…. Like I mentioned before in the entry about her shower, the best friend just got married. The wedding was beautiful. Hilarious. Wonderful. Successful. And my daughter was an absolute […]