Praise for Miracles & Moments of Grace
This book looks beyond immediate medical needs to the spiritual care given by top doctors. It is a fresh revelation of the personal lives of doctors who have faith; a glimpse into their private world and the amazing God they choose to trust.
—David Levy, MD, neurosurgeon and author of Gray Matter: A neurosurgeon discovers the power of prayer...one patient at a time.
I believe that every doctor has at least one gripping story to tell. In this book, Nancy Kennedy chronicles dozens of these stories. Get ready to smile, to weep, and to praise God.
—Robert Orr, MD, CM, senior fellow with The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity and author of Medical Ethics and the Faith Factor
These stories of doctors’ tender encounters with anxious and fearful patients shed light on the immense privilege of the doctor-patient relationship. After sharing in the experiences of these inspiring and faith-filled physicians, your doctor’s exam room will never seem a cold place again.
—Walt Larimore, MD, medical director for Mission Medical Clinic and best-selling author of Bryson City Tales and Hazel Creek
Miracles and Moments of Grace: Inspiring Stories from Doctors
From the obstetrician who delivers life each day to the physician who walks alongside a cancer patient to the very end, doctors truly see a wide range of human experiences. In the unique and inspiring book Miracles & Moments of Grace: Inspiring Stories from Doctors, author and journalist Nancy B. Kennedy shares some of these experiences, both heartfelt and compelling.
In Miracles & Moments of Grace: Inspiring Stories from Doctors, Nancy B. Kennedy brings together a breathtaking collection of fifty first-person stories told by physicians from all branches of medicine—family doctors, neurosurgeons, military doctors, ob/gyns, emergency room doctors, dentists, and missionary doctors who care for hurting people across our nation and around the globe.
These doctors' experiences speak of everything from the rescue of victims in the 9/11 terrorist attacks to the heart-stopping birth of a bloodless baby boy; from a delicate procedure performed in a darkened Haitian pavilion to a terrible secret that tortures a man in his final days. Triumphant or tragic, these poignant accounts are infused with tenderness, wonder, and at times even humor. Their stories will touch your hearts and lift your spirits!