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Archive for April 2019

A Crisis of Faith

I don’t know about you, but I’ve have periods of major doubt in my life that God even cared about me, or loved me.  Emotionally I was in a very dark place.  I couldn’t see any way out of it.  So reading about those who have been used by God in international  ministries has helped…

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Three Lives of Men Whom God Used in His Sovereignty

My Personal Questions There were so many times in my life where I asked and truly wondered what was God up to, what was He trying to bring about in my life?  As I look back upon those numerous episodes I still don’t have an answer to all of the times where I questioned Him,…

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The Personal Life of the Apostle Paul

2 Cor 11:23-29 I am a better one—I am talking like a madman—with far greater labors, far more imprisonments, with countless beatings, and often near death. 24 Five times I received at the hands of the Jews the forty lashes less one. 25 Three times I was beaten with rods. Once I was stoned. Three times I was shipwrecked; a night and a day I was…

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He Is Risen

The Death of Christ As we think ahead to Easter and what it means, one of the things that has struck me after being a believer, was when I came across a description of what happened to Jesus, during the crucifixion coming from a medical viewpoint.  Reading the medical details made it really come alive…

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Trusting God, A Personal Story — Part II

Part I of this story was published on 4/15 National Boards Disaster Once I finally had some money to take my national boards, I submitted my application for them and returned to Denver to take the national exam.  This was about 2 years after my graduation.  I didn’t want to take it in Houston because…

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Trusting God, A Personal Story — Part I

I wrote about the issue of trust with my last blog.  So I’m going to continue with this topic with this blog. Returning to School Looking back, I can remember when I put in my applications for PA school.  I was wait-listed at one program and accepted at the second one.  So off I went…

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Learning to Trust

As I have worked in medicine I have come across patients who have come into the clinic exam room and due to their not trusting anything or anybody they have immediately believed that I was going to discount their symptoms.  And yet that is the last thing I would do. Some Readings of Mine I…

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A Local Murder, Still Unsolved

Boulder, CO Boulder, CO in the 1990s was a mecca for alternative medicine, student parties at the local university and alcohol.  Housing prices were out of range for those in the middle class.  Liberal democrats were in control of the City Council as well as any other elected state or federal office. Into this mix…

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Becoming a Prayer Warrior, Part II

part 1 was published 2 days ago on 4/6 Forced Separation Once I was back in Houston, I tried to call mom several times to talk to her and see how she was doing.  Every time I called I would be told, ‘mom is busy, she can’t talk right now,’ or ‘mom has company over,’…

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