Category: International health issues and humanitarian efforts

Love is-  Weekend Words from 1 Corinthians NVI

Love is- Weekend Words from 1 Corinthians NVI

Weekend Words about love-in Espanol

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Weekend words from 1 Peter

Weekend words from 1 Peter

      The Upper Room® is a global ministry dedicated to supporting the spiritual formation of Christians seeking to know and experience God more fully.         Weekend words is a regular feature of Watercress words. At the end of the work week we take a break from exploring strictly medical topics to … Continue reading Weekend words from 1 Peter

Happy Mother’s Day from Watercress Words

Happy Mother’s Day from Watercress Words

  Robert Browning, poet "Although the early part of Robert Browning’s creative life was spent in comparative obscurity, he has come to be regarded as one of the most important poets of the Victorian period."   Weekend words is a regular feature of watercress words. At the end of the work week we take a … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day from Watercress Words

Trust- Weekend Words from Proverbs

          Weekend words is a regular feature of watercress words. At the end of the work week we take a break from exploring strictly medical topics to consider words of faith, hope and love from the Bible and other carefully selected writings.        

And the good Samaritan is… weekend words from Luke and Dr. Martin Luther King

via Images of Disaster From Nepal. Jesus told the story of the good Samaritan to answer the question, "Who is my neighbor?" The term "good Samaritan" means a person who goes out of their way to help someone, especially a stranger, often at  personal sacrifice.   Read The Parable of the Good Samaritan here. (Luke chapter 10)   … Continue reading And the good Samaritan is… weekend words from Luke and Dr. Martin Luther King

Voluntourism – Helpful Aid Or Just A Warm Fuzzie?

sharing a post from Master of Something Yet  Voluntourism – Helpful Aid Or Just A Warm Fuzzie?. I've written here about some of my volunteer trips; based on my experiences I agree with this blogger's observations. Some of the groups I worked with met these criteria better than others; those are the ones I worked with a second … Continue reading Voluntourism – Helpful Aid Or Just A Warm Fuzzie?

How we give new meaning to “happy campers”

For one week I was the doctor at an exclusive summer camp for children age 7 through 11 years. Only a few children are accepted to this camp from those who qualify. There are strict requirements for admission, but once a child qualifies, they can return every year until they reach 11. Both boys and … Continue reading How we give new meaning to “happy campers”

Sunday Words- the Good Samaritan, Luke 10:25

via Images of Disaster From Nepal. Jesus told the story of the good Samaritan to answer the question, "Who is my neighbor? " The term "good Samaritan" means a person who goes out of their way to help someone, especially a stranger, often at  personal sacrifice . The Parable of the Good Samaritan It also answers … Continue reading Sunday Words- the Good Samaritan, Luke 10:25

Doctors don’t always make money-find out why

 How much money do physicians make? But physicians don't always get paid. Health care is never "free". Even in countries with socialized medicine or universal health care, someone pays for health care, it just may not be the recipient of that care. Doctors in the United States give away their services in different ways. One … Continue reading Doctors don’t always make money-find out why