Several things happened to us at our clinic in Gatineau this past week that remind Cherlie and me that the Lord’s timing is quite amazing. Since the hurricane in October, we have made an effort to acquire donations of relief supplies to augment our service to the communities around the clinic. Our first priority, obviously, is providing them with health care, which we do in our clinic. But we cannot help but feel empathy for their living situation and the needs that dominate their lives. It is because of this that we initiated our home-building project, helping people to rebuild their houses and, in the process, re-establish some semblance of normalcy in their lives. We were recently inf


Every once in a while, I come across something in our clinic that makes me smile in spite of all the patient problems I listen to all day. Sometimes it’s seeing a child’s face light up as I present them with a gift of a toy car or a Beanie baby. Sometimes it’s a t-shirt that is incongruous in its setting, like the one that has an arrow pointing down to baby and is being worn by a man. Last week, I saw the ultimate smile-maker which was the plastic cover to a tennis racket being used as a handbag. I thought it was quite ingenious and didn’t want to embarrass him by asking about it. I did take a photo to prove my point, though: A patient sits in the examination room with a tennis racket co

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