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You are ALL Heroes!!!

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • “We are hard pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed… Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly ...

Sick people need compassion....not judgement!

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • We Christians have often become Job’s friends. We treat the sick like lepers. We tell them faith can heal them, and if they don’t get healed they have no faith. We accuse them of secret sin and sometimes ...

My Favorite Psalm

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • Psalm 13 is a perfect reading for ANYONE Christian or not that is suffering because in our humanness we feel that God has abandoned us when we are distressed. I have been a Christian over 35 years and ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Watched the Ducks!

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Yesterday I went to a park and just watched ducks swim and it was like a mini-vacation, I left the hospital and took a 30 minute break from tragedy and sorrow....ducks are cool ...

Need a Good Laugh???

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • I spit my coffee out when I saw this ...

To my Inspire Family

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • I thank God for all of you, your kind words and well wishes have touched my heart.....THANK YOU ...

New Diagnosis....sigh (God Help me)

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 20 replies
  • I talked to a VA Psychiatrist for an hour yesterday and he said without a shadow of a doubt I suffer from PTSD, he said working at a Psych hospital and a Trauma hospital is aggravating my already present ...

Pay Attention to YOUR Body

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Please pay attention to the signals your body sends you. When you get pains in places you don't normally get them at. Watch the color of your urine and flem, don't ignore things like tiredness, and disorientation.....I ...

Because I'm Happy

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 1, 2014
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • I loooove that song by Pharrell.......it makes me smile every time I hear it ...

Trials Help You Grow Stronger

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply March 30, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I found this old picture when I was young and strong....now I am old and weak...physically.....but my spirit is growing daily, God is keeping me and sustaining me through all of my trials and tribulations....He ...

A Delay is not a Denial when it comes to GOD!

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply March 29, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • Being sick is very stressful and it has a way of affecting our faith quite often. Be encouraged folks God STILL loves you and has our best interest at heart. Don't lose hope in the Creator to help you ...

Release the pain!

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply March 24, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Denying grief and pain is not a good thing, acknowledge it and discuss it. Write journals, write poetry, and vent! Don't keep stuff bottled up inside, especially men. Men have a tendency to hold in pain ...

Anyone Can Get Sick

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply March 20, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • I suffer daily with two incurable diseases one called Sarcoidosis and the other Lymphadema. When I came back from the Gulf War I started a downhill spiral of sickness and disease. Prior to the war I was ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

coming together to better the lives of others

all4CAID
  • By all4CAID · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Discussion in General discussion · 0 replies
  • https://globalgenes.org/a-message-for-or ganization-leaders-when-non-profits-star t-competing ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

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