Tag Archives: Jesus

When “Sic” Meets Sick


My letter to Kathy Hart, Medicaid director, ended with “Ms Hart, do you realize how horrible this system is?  Patients can’t get rides and providers can’t get paid because Medicaid Transport is so poorly managed.  Elderly sick women in wheelchairs … Continue reading

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The Call


In church, they preached from the lectionary.  (“A lectionary is a book or listing that contains a collection of scripture readings appointed for Christian or Judaic worship on a given day or occasion.”  Wikipedia)  The lectionary presents the same scripture readings … Continue reading

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One Angel and a “Fear Not”


            For all you people out there who are busy hating Christmas, which means you are hating Christmas but feeling too guilty and ashamed to admit that’s how you feel.             And for all you people out there who are … Continue reading

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A Survivor’s Birthday/Christmas


On Thursday I asked my therapist, “What am I doing here?”  She replied, “Life review.”  On Friday, a friend asked for my New Year’s resolutions.  Saturday I went to see the movie “Hugo” wherein the child, whose father had trained … Continue reading

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One Angel and a “Fear Not”


For all you people out there who are busy hating Christmas, which means you are hating Christmas but feeling too guilty and ashamed to admit that’s how you feel. And for all you people out there who are too darn … Continue reading

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Musings about Music, Antidepressants, Celiac Disease, Wheat, HIPAA, Justin Bieber and Jesus


First, music and antidepressants:  I took antidepressants every day for twenty-six years.  During that time all I listened to was country and western music.  Kenny Rogers called it “the white man’s blues” and I listened to the words.  After I … Continue reading

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The Ten Ammendments, and Other Revisions


From John Habkirk The following statements are said to have been written by actual children and, as far as we know, are genuine, authentic and not retouched or corrected (i.e., bad spelling has been left in): In the first book of the Bible, … Continue reading

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