"The world does not need more doctors. It needs more doctors that understand poetry."
We are truly, as Mat Kearney sings, one phone call, one text, one new devastating piece of information away from our knees.
We all need a savior, but few of us are willing to really admit our need for him.
Destruction takes seconds; creativity takes time.
When the chance for authentic service comes around, do we stop to help or do we pass it by?
Every diagnosis from a chronic, manageable illness like diabetes or Crohn's disease to a life-limiting diagnosis of chronic heart failure or cancer challenges us to grieve.
Though I've seen donated livers malfunction again and again due to detrimental behaviors, seeing yet another wasted, abused, mistreated donated liver is where I learned true gift.