Category Archives: Health Matters

Pulse: Dance in Three Movements

Pulse: Voices from the Heart of Medicine is a weekly online, edited newsletter dedicated to, “Revealing the personal side of health care through stories, poems and images.” Each Friday, Pulse editors Paul Gross and Diane Guernsey feature a new story about the human side … Continue reading

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On breaks, not breaking

It was never my intention to take a break of nearly three weeks from writing here, but it appears that is what I have done. And although I never made a formal commitment to myself (or you) to write according … Continue reading

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Body and Soul: of mundane miracles and secular sacraments

This was my first post to be Fresh Pressed. I hope you have enjoyed my summer re-runs. Stay tuned for a new post in a day or two! ~   ~   ~   ~   ~ Like all good little cradle-Anglicans of my … Continue reading

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Have a… Day

It’s complicated. And by “it” I mean families. Which is why I find the whole notion of “Mothers’ Day” and “Fathers’ Day” problematic. For some families, it’s an unnecessary guilt trip. I have a good relationship with my mother. Likewise I … Continue reading

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Remembering my tomorrows

It starts at the moment of birth–a date on the calendar is claimed as your own, and year after year the anniversary of that date holds a particular significance for you. As time goes by, you collect other anniversaries. First … Continue reading

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Finding my way in

I don’t often remember my dreams, but I recall this one in vivid detail, even though I dreamed it nearly fifteen years ago. I am walking through my house examining the contents of each room. I am moving from room … Continue reading

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On deck…

Today’s Daily Prompt: Theoretically, summer will return to the polar-vortex-battered Northern Hemisphere. What are you looking forward to doing this summer? The faintest breeze blows cool off the almost-still lake, while the mid-morning sun is already heating up the deck. Fresh coffee burns … Continue reading

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