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When there is no Home to go back to…. (Employment Journey Part II)

August 19, 2012 Amy Disability StuffgardenJesusMedical SchoolMissionsResidencyThe FutureTRAVEL

I can’t go home. because there is no home. There are moments in life where we become acutely aware of how we have grown. Like putting on those pants you wore in high school….(or the pants you wore before shiny hips), you have grown, the pants don’t cover your ankles anymore and they are uncomfortable…confining. […]

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Poverty Part I:How Did we Get Here?

August 8, 2012 Amy Disability StuffJesusMissionsRomaniaThe FutureTRAVEL

I am reading several excellent books on Poverty as part of my employment journey (This is something I have wanted to do for a while!).  Part of the one book involves a lot of reflection and some of it I am going to post. The book argues that good intentions are not enough and that […]

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Lies

May 13, 2012 Amy MissionsResidencyThe Future

In my last post I said I hated the ICU. I lied. I actually love it. The medicine is acute, fascinating and finally teaching me all the physiology that never quite added up for me in my textbooks. Second Lie: I do care about what happens job wise in 13 months. And as I brave […]

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Confessions, awkward prayers, awakened possibilities

February 2, 2012 Amy JesusMissionsRandomThe Future

Well I told someone exactly how I feel in terms of being a bad evangelical. It was not my pastor. It was a kind man about my parents’ age who is also a bad evangelical who runs an intentional community.  I am not quite where he is, in that I am pretty sure he simply […]

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Evangelical FAIL

January 16, 2012 Amy FriendsJesusMissionsResidencyThe Future

The other day we were doing what residents do best. Fantasize about having a better schedule.  Our colleague BOB seemed to have won the jackpot, he had the last two weeks of Dec off and then an extra five days including News Years for a family wedding. JANE, another colleague says, “I think BOB got […]

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