Truly Healthy

The phone rang. It was the end of a long week. It was someone I had never met. And at first, I could barely understand what he was saying. But finally, I figured out he wanted me to come to the hospital to visit him. To be honest, at first, I didn’t want to go. It was in the middle of town. Traffic, you know! I was tired. All kinds of selfish reasons. When I got there, he was lying on the bed, partially paralyzed, with a brace around his neck, and his wife quietly crying beside him. Apparently, he … Continue reading Truly Healthy

The beginning of wisdom is…

Biologists who study ants estimate there are one quadrillion ants in the world. The rarest, softest, and most expensive fabric on earth is vicunal, which comes from a llama like animal in Peru. The longest recorded duration for standing on one foot is 76 hours and 40 minutes.  And it only took me about one minute to find all that out.   We live in a world where we have access to an unbelievable amount of information. There are some ways in which this is a blessing of course. But there are also some ways in which it can be a … Continue reading The beginning of wisdom is…