Your Great Commission

  Somewhere on your TV band every Christmas, you will find It’s a Wonderful Life, starring James Stewart and Donna Reed. Since 1946, the story of a man ready to jump the bridge because he felt his life was a dismal failure turns out to be one of hope and joy....

Shining Light on Deception

Where is Diogenes when you need him? You remember. He was the guy who carried a lamp to shine light in people’s faces. It was supposed to show who was living truthfully.  I don’t think the authors of some “health studies” in this age of misinformation would pass...

Are Christians Judgemental?

Polling shows that one of the main reasons people stay away from church is that they see Christians as judgmental. Why go to a place where people make you feel worse about yourself than you do already? Or tell you there is something wrong with you when you’ve just...

Stop the Presses!

He called two minutes after I texted him to “Stop the presses!” My friend/editor/publisher and I thought The Divine Meddler was ready for its first print run to reviewers and us for final input and edit. Instead, I told him I wanted to chop the last chapter and...

Home Sweet Home

Photo by Pixels Today’s blog is by guest blogger, James Hall of Home | Senior Care Fitness Tips for Setting Up Your Home for a Senior Loved One When your senior loved one is about to move in with you, there are certain steps you’ll want to take that are necessary to...

Medical Terminology

In my novel, The Divine Meddler, the protagonist, Lou Skalney, is a bookworm. I would guess, so are many of you. Is there a medical term for that? Medical Terminology Have you ever read the report of a medical procedure, a medical history write-up, or messages between...

Once Upon a Time…

As I scrolled through my online New York Times, a photo of an editor at work gave me pause. Paper did not lay strewn across his desk. Instead, he focused on his computer screen. Then I realized I was reading the daily edition without paper either. I felt relieved I...

Managed Long- Term Care Medicaid Plan

        Had enough? Say “Uncle.” Do kids still say that when they want a playmate to give up? Sometimes caregivers need to recognize when it’s time to cry “uncle.” A loved one may have so many care needs, the family caregiver does not know where to...

Redefining “Old”

Last evening, I listened to a physician on television declare that Covid is especially problematic to people “who have the diseases of aging,” such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems, etc. Unfortunately, he didn’t miss a beat when I shouted, “Not so fast, Skippy!”...