Charlie Gard’s healthcare is not a debate for the public square. Medical situations should stay between patients and doctors. By now almost everyone has heard the tragic story of Charlie Gard, a baby with mitochondrial depletion syndrome who lives in the UK. Because Charlie was born in the UK, which has universal healthcare, the state […]Read more "Charlie Gard and Universal Care"
The title of this entry may surprise you because it seems to go against everything we’ve been told by traditional Judeo-Christian theology. “Love of money is the root of all evil,” the Bible instructs. (1 Timothy 6:10) In this article, I hope to demonstrate that if viewed the right way, material things like money, vehicles, […]Read more "The Godliness of Material Things"
As a society, we will only be successful if we master our emotions. And we must teach our children to do the same.Read more "Don’t Follow Your Heart"
“What happened to Keeley?! It’s gone!” Yes, folks, the story is no longer available on my blog. But it’s because I have very exciting news. (Update at the bottom) Due to overwhelmingly positive feedback, I decided to publish Keeley as a novella. I have already received one publication offer, but I haven’t decided yet if it will […]Read more "Keeley"
A short, fictional story about a personal and national tragedy, normalcy bias, and how to overcome insurmountable obstacles. *** The morning sun’s orange rays hit the glistening buildings of the corporate park adjacent to Dr. Daniel Addler’s family practice. As his piano black luxury sedan pulled into the parking lot, he felt his chest swell […]Read more "The Physician’s Restoration"
Healthcare is one of the only industries where the product is considered a “right” by some. Unfortunately, this creates some problems for the delivery of that product, because as soon as one considers it a “right,” it is necessary to force someone to provide it, which removes liberty (which is definitely a right). Rights are […]Read more "Ideas for Healthcare Reform"
Over the past few years, I’ve seen some awesome couples’ interactions on Facebook and think, “I want that to be my future wife and me some day.” For instance, the wife who left this note for her husband: Or wives who surprise their husbands with a new Star Trek action figure, just because. Things like […]Read more "Dear Future Wife"