Category Archives: sick


A man walks into a psychiatrist’s office. He has a raw piece of bacon dangling from each ear and a bird’s nest on top of his head. He sits down and says to the Doctor, “I’m here to talk to … Continue reading

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I Try Not To Worry

If you’ve been reading here lately you know I’ve been dealing with some health issues. The short version, for those who don’t want a rerun, my blood pressure went nuts, I developed some strange stomach issues and I’ve been living … Continue reading

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Follower: a 5th step

In my life I’ve experienced some holy moments. Someone called them “thin places” where the atmosphere between here and God seems so thin that you’re almost there. I’ve experienced “thin places” in the delivery room with all 3 of my … Continue reading

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Sick Too

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity; it was the season … Continue reading

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I haven’t posted for a while. My last post, on stress, stressed me out. I’ve been trying to take a little break from living inside my head since at least a few of my problems seem to originate there. A … Continue reading

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Johnny Shirt Lessons

Some stuff I’ve recently learned… 10) A hospital bed is a great spot to hear from God. 9) Sometimes you have to take meds. Embrace it. 8) Some of us like lots of visitors. Some of us like to crawl … Continue reading

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