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The Holiday Season

As I reminisce about medical school and residency, I remember my mentors repeatedly professing to me that the full moon and the Christmas holidays both brought out the psychologically disturbed patients.Countless scientists have performed hundreds of studies in an effort to identify the effects of the full moon on human behavior. Much to their surprise, they’ve found that the full moon seemingly has no real scientifically significant effect on human psychological behavior -- even though almos... Read More
Posted by Katie Reed at Monday, December 9, 2013

Impermanence: Change With It

The day after Thanksgiving is now recognized as “Black Friday” and given the status of a holiday. It is a day dedicated to the celebration of the Holy God of Discounts for those who revere consumerism. As with all other days of exaltation and worship, it too will come to an end. For me, Thanksgiving ended too soon this year. It ended before it even started. As soon as Halloween ended, Christmas became the focus of our American Culture, and I realized that Thanksgiving was largely being skippe... Read More
Posted by Katie Reed at Monday, December 2, 2013