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Good Heart Goes Bad

April 23. It seems a lifetime ago. I’ll always remember it because it was the day after the wedding of my third daughter (which is a story in and of itself and I’m still trying to put words to paper about it). 994 more words


Getting on the Bus

This post appeared in two parts on September 8 & 20, 2013.

The first night in a hotel room in Estoril, Portugal, my heart, flipping about in my chest, jolted me awake. 1,030 more words

Nursing Stories

Before thoughts

It’s shortly after midnight in West Tennessee and I’m awake. I’ve been watching TV, actually a movie I watch from time to time Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot. 343 more words



Columbia Memorial Health Care



A-fib grabs me by the chest

IV’s flooded in;

ER noises clang and pulse

Squealing through my head!

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Western Psychotherapy for Children of the East.

Majid Ali, M.D.

How Appropriate Is Western-style Psychotherapy for American Children of Eastern Descent? 

Prayer and Village-Speak for Some, Western Psychotherapy for Others

In my experience, large masses of humankind in China, India, Pakistan, South-East Asia and Middle East find deep healing more with prayer and village-speak than with counseling and psychotherapy of the Western style. 1,534 more words