She Was My Girl

July 21, 2020 - God, Marriage, Miscellaneous

When she was sixteen and I was seventeen, I fell in love with the most beautiful girl I had ever seen. My heart was quickly hers. In my mind, Gwen was perfect in every way. I loved her from...

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Father’s Day 2020

June 20, 2020 - Blog

This is Father’s Day weekend and I still miss my Dad after all these years. He lost the love of his life in 1997 and went to be with her and the Lord in 2003. That was a long...

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Kids and COVID-19

April 24, 2020 - Blog

At seven years old, Jane’s tears were proof she didn’t want to be in my office, but her mother had insisted. Jane had a long splinter in her hand, which she’d gotten while climbing trees with her five-year-old brother....

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Bringing Out The Best

April 20, 2020 - Blog

With COVID-19 demanding most of our attention these days, personal protective equipment (PPE) like N-95 masks for healthcare workers is in short supply. I’m blessed to work with several physician groups who have been diligent in providing PPE for...

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Real Heroes

April 17, 2020 - Blog

Along with COVID-19 fears, isolation, and toilet paper hoarding, we’re surrounded by negatives these days. But this week, as uncertainty swirled around us, something else was going on—something that gets very little attention, but it should, because It’s becoming...

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Easter . . . and COVID-19

April 9, 2020 - Global Impact, God

  It’s Easter, but it doesn’t feel like it this year. At least not to me. Everyone is tired of hearing about Coronavirus. Unfortunately, that’s where we are right now. Yes, it may be annoying to think of nothing else,...

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One Nation Under God vs Coronavirus

March 25, 2020 - Serious Struggles

These are difficult times. No argument there. Whether you’re on lock-down, shelter-in-place, working from home, or going to work in the midst of this viral tsunami, life is difficult and scary. As a physician on the front lines of...

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What is Thicker Than Blood?

March 2, 2020 - Blog, Writing

My new International thriller, Thicker Than Blood, is close to my heart. As fiction, inspired by real events, many are asking how much of the story is true and how much is not. That’s a tricky question. Here is...

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Thicker Than Blood Cover!

February 24, 2020 - Miscellaneous, Writing

Thicker Than Blood, my newest novel, releases on February 27th and I’ve been asked many questions about it since I released the cover copy. Those who have proofread the advanced version of the book understand why I chose the...

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Human Trafficking

February 19, 2020 - Miscellaneous

One of the most rewarding things I do is work with poor and underprivileged children in foreign nations. I’m permitted to go where others are not because, as a doctor, I have a reason—an excuse—to be there. Most of...

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