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Poems and poppies-why we remember John McCrae-physician, poet, reluctant soldier


Our most solemn holiday

In the United States,  the last Monday in May is Memorial Day, but it’s now become a  “holiday” weekend. History.com calls it… 701 more words

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May timely topics-memories, memorials, and mothers

May is a month of celebrations and remembrances.

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Hell and Back-a breast cancer story

The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Psalm 116:3, KJV, public domain…

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Living with hope, courage, and power

In my early years of practice I worked with another woman physician, Mona. She and I became friends as there weren’t many women in medicine then. 1,230 more words

Faith And Spirituality

Winning on the water-a book review of Boys in the Boat

Why do we like books and movies about sports? Have you noticed how many sports stories there are? (This post offers multiple affiliate links to sites that offer a commission to this blog for purchases made there.) … 619 more words

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the Good Samaritan explained- from Daily Audio Bible

Jesus told the story of the good Samaritan to answer the question, “Who is my neighbor? “ The term “good Samaritan” means a person who goes out of their way to help someone, especially a stranger, often at personal sacrifice . 431 more words

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Physician authors share the heart of health

Physicians often do other things besides practice medicine. Many have hobbies and travel extensively. Many do spiritual ministry and other volunteer community activity.

I know doctors who dance, sing, play instruments, act, and do comedy. 905 more words

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