They asked each other, "Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?"Luke 24:32 A simple prayer with a patient transformed this doctor's experience of caring for the sick. What had been good doctor-patient encounters turned into eaningful human interactions where hurts are shared and comfort made real. Aware of Jesus' presence, compassion, and love, patient and doctor alike have experienced a new way to relate, to heal, and to live. In the hustle and bustle of modern healthcare, Dr. Mari's reflections on the Gospel according to Luke offer a transforming message for medical professionals and caregivers. Join Dr. Mari, Dr. Luke, and the Great Physician and learn to care for people from the heart. No more ministering to people with overwhelming needs from a depleted soul and on your own strength. Learn to abide in Jesus, the Healer, and you will minister out of His abundance and in the power of the Spirit. "As you take this journey with Dr. Mari, you will sense a friend alongside of you ... sharing your struggles, lifting your spirits, reminding you of your true calling, and pointing you back toward your first love! Healthcare students, professionals, and their spouses are certain to be encouraged and inspired as they take this 120-day walk with Jesus in healthcare!" J. Scott Ries, MD, FAAFP National Director of Campus & Community Ministries Vice President, Christian Medical and Dental Associations Dr. Mari is married to a pilot-turned-preacher and is the happy mom of three terrific children. As a doctor, she strives to care for the soul and minister to the spirit while treating the body. In thanksgiving for God's love and grace, she lives to share the transforming and healing power of His Word.