“Your brain is not normal.”

“Your brain is not normal.”

The neurologist gazed intently at a magnetic resonance image of my brain. The same brain a radiologist referred to when he said, “You have small vessel brain disease” (SVD) (I covered that half of the story in this article). Still looking at the MRI, the pretty brain doc said, “Your brain isn’t normal, Mr. Perkins.” […]

“You’ve got a brain disease,” she said.

“You’ve got a brain disease,” she said.

A couple months ago I got a call from a radiologist who had viewed an MRI of my brain. I expected her to say, “Good news. It’s there.” Instead she said, “I’ve got good news and bad news.” I always want the good news first. If I get the bad news first it spoils the […]

I Did A Few Things Right!

I Did A Few Things Right!

I have a friend who is dying. I’ve known Stan Giles since 1977 when we worked together at a church in Houston, Texas. He has brain cancer and every day is now a gift. For the last couple months he’s been sending an email to friends. Last week he wrote something that has profoundly affected […]

Snatched From the Fire

Snatched From the Fire

It’s a horrible thing that’s happening in Iraq. Christians being slaughtered simply because they’re Christians. According to news reports, Christ followers are told to convert, pay a tax, or die. In the face of such horrible options most are running away. Some can’t escape and chose death.