Missions

Gratitude

August 20, 2011 Amy ChildrenDisability StuffFriendsJesusMissions

One of the things about growing up with a progressive although manageable illness is it teaches you gratitude for the little things that make life truly beautiful. Baking something yummy. North Carolina Wine Old Friends. New Friends. Summer Nights. Clean clothes. Good Books Clean hair. Pedicures Grace Children and their wisdom. A Good Night’s Sleep

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Given Much

August 17, 2011 Amy Disability StuffJesusMissionsPatient-ness

My mentor gave Grand Rounds on Global Health yesterday.  I was post-call and in pain but I stayed the extra hour, set in the middle of the intimidating auditorium. I found myself nodding and smiling even after one of he worst two week periods of my professional life. About half way through, he quoted the […]

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Ninapenda Chai

July 29, 2011 Amy Disability StuffMissionsResidency

Today was my first REAL day of being a second year. Last month I was in the ED, a wonderful place where I thrive in many ways. Now I am on Pulm which of every service in the hospital is the service I most despised as an intern. I despised because I never knew what […]

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Where is my compassion?

March 7, 2011 Amy Disability StuffFamilyFriendsJesusMissionsResidencyThe FutureTRAVEL

Its 4 AM. I am so tired I can hardly move much less make a life altering decision for someone else’s baby.   I am so tired that despite my fleece, knee high socks and scrubs I am shivering. My body aches, my right hip feels like its going to burst and the muscles around the […]

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Here we go again…

February 14, 2011 Amy GeneralJesusMissionsMy MomResidencyThe Future

I want to understand biblical womanhood…. not feminism or fundamentalism. I want a worldview that is not a reflection or deflection of our culture but rather of joyous redemption. Why does this have to be such a struggle? I heard a sermon this weekend, the first sermon I had heard in a month, on biblical […]

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