It’s All in the Hips

It's been a week. The office was absolutely crazy. Very sick patients this week. There are so many people that are physically, emotionally and spiritually affected by the pandemic of COVID-19 over the last 18 months. I can't go into details because of HIPPA laws. However, COVID-19 pneumonia, heart attacks, strokes, colitis, suicide, heart disease, … Continue reading It’s All in the Hips

Truly Living

What does it mean to truly live?  This has been a question on my mind for the last ten years.  My conscious and subconscious have chewed up on this question so much that at times I’ve felt like a cow, ruminating upon its cud. Part of this “chewing” has involved trial and error, success and … Continue reading Truly Living

Life Is Much Like Mutton Busting

My daughter is serving a mission for our church. I write her a letter every week, and as I was thinking about and composing my letter to her, it dawned on me that I was also writing a letter to myself. Below I've included some excerpts from that letter . . . ------- I know being … Continue reading Life Is Much Like Mutton Busting

That Pivotal Day 77 Years Ago

I was reminded this morning upon looking at the date that today, June 6, is a day that holds great meaning and tremendous sacrifice.  The U.S., Canadian, and British allied forces invaded the Nazi-held beaches in Normandy, France, on this day, 77 years ago in 1944. Over the years, I’ve had about twenty patients that … Continue reading That Pivotal Day 77 Years Ago

How Was Your Sunday?

Topics I pondered upon today: Many men spend their entire lives fishing without ever knowing that it isn't fish they're after. . .  2. Morality is the basis of civility.  Truth is the substance of morality.  The difference between man and beast is the ability to recognize truth over instinct.  If you dispense with truth, you destroy civilization and turn … Continue reading How Was Your Sunday?

Were You Really Born to Be a Bad Egg?

Here is what the last 100 years of civilization has taught you and I about masculinity: As a whole, men are all bad eggsTraditional male values like aggression and toughness are badWomen, by default, are good.The only good men are those who have seen the light, worked hard to rectify their innate deficiencies and have … Continue reading Were You Really Born to Be a Bad Egg?