Take Heart

The word, encourage, comes from the Old French, encouragier, which means “to make strong” or “to give heart.” We all seem to need and thrive on encouragement. So what makes our hearts faint and in need of strengthening?   The Faint of Heart A major heart-weakener is fear—the anxiety or anticipation of something we perceive […]

Trust in God

Several years after college, I began to consider moving from an established career as an electrical engineer to an uncharted one as a family physician. Although I wrestled with the decision-making process, living with my choice and trusting God was far more challenging. While my immediate concern was the result, over time, I became more […]