Monthly Archives: February 2023


Tinnitus is a not uncommon hearing disorder I learned about in medical school. I hadn’t thought much about it until recently when my spouse developed the problem on an increasingly regular basis. After dragging her to one of my ENT … Continue reading

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Spiritual Essays #113

Originally posted on Kelly's Quest:
How To Escape From Self-Fulfilling Prophecies and Limiting Patterns? by Jayaram V Have you ever wondered what could be the most important cause of all your problems? Why do certain things greatly concern you…

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The Speed of Time

In many ways, life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you get to the end, the faster it goes. For those of you who make comments about how fast time is passing, the following poem is for … Continue reading

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The Gift of Books

I’ve had a long love affair with books and reading. Not only have I learned most of what I now know from inside their pages, but books have enlarged my vision of the world, created possibilities for my life I … Continue reading

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How Was Clinic?

We humans tell stories in our attempt to make sense of our lives. Some stories are told directly, while others have their meanings concealed behind the words that we use. I love this poem, as it resonates in harmony with … Continue reading

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The Enemy

Originally posted on The Light is On:
This feelinglike a memory has entered meof the clear skyalive with starstouching both horizonsis the enemyThe walls know thismy world, the wallsand iron abovefirst and only sight of heavenand yet the memoryis of…

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