Grasping Heaven: A Young Doctor's Journey to China and Beyond

Grasping Heaven: A Young Doctor's Journey to China and Beyond

by Annelies Wilder-Smith, Einar Wilder-Smith

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ISBN-13: 9781935265344
Publisher: VMI Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Annelies and Einar Wilder-Smith-Professors at University of Signapore- both doctors who met Tami while living in China.

Table of Contents

Tami's Poem 5

Part 1 Preparation for the Journey

Love Never fails 9

Glimpses of Heaven 15

High Road Prayer 20

Becoming a Doctor 29

Calling to Serve in China 37

Tami Joins MSI Professional Services 43

Part 2 Journey to China

Arrival in China 55

Chinese: The Eternal Language 63

Culture Shock 70

What God Hath Wrought 76

Sheep and a Pig's Head 80

The Gateway City 85

Torch Festival 91

Cemented in Flexibility 96

What Counts 102

Tami Is a Martian 107

The Martian at Home in China 115

Moving to the Mountain Village 123

Winter 130

The Great Cold Mountains 134

The Martian Doctor 138

Part 3 Final Journey

The Martian Returns to the United States 157

Cancer 165

Intensive Chemotherapy 173

Valleys and Peaks 180

A New Drug Trial 184

Miracles 189

Back in Asia 195

Farewell from the Mountain Village 199

Productive Years 202

Excruciating Pain 208

Heaven Is Better by Far 213

Grasping Heaven 220

Epilogue: Tami's Legacy Continues, by Dr. Matthew Koh, President of MSI Professional Services 229

Afterword: A Life of Grace, by Dr. Reggie Tsang, Cofounder of MSI Professional Services 233

Afterword: A Celebration of Tami Fisk's Life, by Dr. James Taylor III 235

Appendices

I A Celebration of Life: Tami's Memorial Services 243

II Tributes to Tami 247

III Tami's Poem 251

IV First Corinthians 13 254

V A Short History of MSI Professional Services (1989-2009) 255

VI Tami's Curriculum Vitae 258

VII The Authors 261

VIII Acknowledgments and Bibliography 262

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