We are all Neighbors

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Luke 10:25-37, “We are All Neighbors” Sermon The Reverend Gena Davis, Pentecost 8, July 10, 2016, Grace Houston Let us pray. Loving Jesus, fill us with your Spirit, fill us with your love, show us how to serve the neighbors we have from you, how to serve the neighbors you have placed before us. In […]

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A Possible Rift: Autonomy and the Sanctity of Life

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Per the Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans have some religious affiliation (77%) and consider religion either very important (53%) or somewhat important (24%) to their lives (2015). This number has significant consequences both for the health of Americans, as well as the practice of medicine in the United States. Psychiatrist and director of […]

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“This Too Will Pass, or Will It?

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It is one thing to know all about an operation that is said to be painful and it is another thing when you are the one having the surgery. That happened to me this past month when I underwent the surgeon’s knife to repair a long-standing Rotator Cuff Injury to my shoulder. The first step […]

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Conversations on End of Life Conversations

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To learn more about end of life conversations from the perspective of those who work in healthcare or work with end of life issues, I interviewed a doctor, three chaplains, and a professor of social work.  Although most of what they said was similar to what I found in the literature (covered in my last […]

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