Tag Archives: Christianity

Replying to the Recovering Psychiatrist


In regard to the good fairy, honorable physicians, and other fictional creatures—we are an immature nation that still wants daddy to take care of us.  That’s the whole book right there.  Physicians and the American medical industry get away with … Continue reading

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Bible and Quran Quotes Identified


Show us the straight way.  Quran The voice of one crying out in the wilderness; ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’  Bible His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor … Continue reading

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The Last Friend You’ll Ever Have


I lay here in the pre-dawn darkness thinking about “tired.”  I always am these days.  It seems there isn’t enough sleep in the world to restore me to “rested.”  I wake up feeling fine, get up and get on the … Continue reading

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A Medicaid Program to End All Medicaid Programs (Part II)


Then public subsidy programs came along and suddenly the family had a way out:  they could dump the offending relative on the government, except there is no “government”—there’s just your neighbors paying the bill.  In the beginning, it was shameful … Continue reading

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Judges in Passing


People working in the mental health industry—aides, nurses, therapists and doctors—judge others.   A diagnosis is a judgment of what is normal or abnormal, sick or healthy.  Doctors and therapists make these diagnoses, then they and nurses and aides talk about patients’ … Continue reading

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Where is God in All of This?


I would start by referring you to http://doctorblue.wordpress.com/about/#comment-208 wherein the author gives a reasoned and articulate record of her journey through the American medical industry in pursuit of a diagnosis and treatment for actinomycosis.  She has raised some important issues, particularly … Continue reading

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Reading the Textbook


An acquaintance and I were talking about our Christian faith.  We agreed that it was all about humility before God and service to one another.             “And taking care of yourself first,” she added.             “Where does it say that … Continue reading

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