September 13, 2020

Very early in the morning, on September 11, 2001. I was sitting in a rocking chair with my ten week old niece who was recovering from her first heart surgery seven weeks earlier in the PICU at UCLA. The baby was hooked to a ventilator. With a TPN, short for a central catheter inserted in her chest f...

Freedom of Choice is a divine gift. This is why slavery will always be an abomination to God and mankind. A child as young as two knows this. The 'terrible twos' phase starts when that sweet baby hosting a much much older spirit who received the gift in his or her pre-mortal life 

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In God We Trust…

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity…Charles Dickens may had been writing about the French revolution in his novel “A Tale of Two Cities, ” in 1...

February 16, 2020

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My recent  battle with depression taught me very important things. It also instilled in me the desire to share what those lessons are in an attempt to help others along the way. I will be using this blog to do just that. There are several aspects that differentiate Chinese medicine from...

February 7, 2020

                                  The Second Episode of my healHER blog

That Sunday it took every ounce of my will power to drag myself to Church. My whole body was hurting and on fire. For months I had been battling what...

November 28, 2019

As we are about to celebrate one of my favorite holidays, I invite you to focus on what it is important, our blessings and our loved ones. Let us remember the good in our lives. I hope we realize that it is precisely because of our challenges we get to enjoy our times of bliss more fully, and apprec...

September 12, 2019

Eighteen years ago early morning, I sat on a rocker holding, my then three month old, niece Angela, who rested on a pillow and was connected to a breathing tube, draining catheters, and IV bottles after her heart surgery few days before. She was in pain and I had spent the whole night trying to soot...

September 6, 2019

“He hates you.“ Her sweet face belied the harshness of her words. “He told me so.” She continued, and in her little girl’s innocence she could not comprehend the meaning behind her statement. 

How many times have you ran into people you knew, and even loved, many years before and found out you have n...

In 1988, I proudly took an oath to become a citizen of this country. I was willing to forsake my loyalty to any other and stand firm to defend the values the United States of America stood for, "One Nation, Under God, Indivisible, With Liberty and Justice for All.”

In 1991, I was baptized a member of...

A young friend wrote me a sweet thank you note before she traveled back to school, “ Dear Patty,  she wrote, I firmly believe that your hugs are the cure for cancer.”

Recently, I flew to Oklahoma City for an important event. That day and the previous ones I had been putting in long hours to make up f...

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