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Of Kaballah, Rumi and Phantom Limb Pain.

By Dr. Afshine Emrani

February 28, 2014 | 7:30 am

Once we disrobe of our ego, we see The Face of God, we are united with the Opener of Blind Eyes. Then, all is Love and Love is all.

Heather was wounded in battle.  I met her at the Veterans Hospital in La Jolla atop a scenic mountain during my medical school rotation.  She was given the diagnosis of Phantom Limb... read on

  • Who Deserves Unconditional Love?

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    February 20, 2014 | 4:01 pm

    Ruth had a major stroke on her 68th birthday.  Her vibrant spirit turned into that of a cucumber’s.  The team of doctors recommended her to be left in the hospital to die.  That was eight years ago.  Today, she is wheeled in and out of my office on her monthly visits, never late,... read on

  • My Patient, The Terrorist!

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    February 18, 2014 | 5:24 pm

    A 52 year old diabetic man was urgently referred to me for cardiac clearance because of an abnormal electrocardiogram.  He had fractured his shoulder in a motorcycle accident and needed emergency surgery.

    We took him in promptly as a walk-in patient.  After the consultation, I... read on

  • My Concierge Doctor Fired Me!

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    February 18, 2014 | 8:39 am

    Nothing cuts the cord between the doctor and her patient like the mention of money!  Yet, doctors all over the country are rushing to become “concierge physicians.”  For an annual retainer, enhanced care and access is afforded  to the patient.  The more you pay, the closer you can... read on

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  • Love’s Murmur.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    February 13, 2014 | 12:26 pm

    Tell me of your lonely nights, of the trembling corners of your darkness.
    Tell me of your fleeting fears, both of abandon and of being held.
    Tell me how it was once, of love’s intimate embrace, of days of innocent play.
    Tell me how you thought it would be, of the glory and the... read on

  • My Conversation with Love.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    February 10, 2014 | 10:52 am

    In preparation for the upcoming day of Love, I address her.


    I am tangled in your net, you tricked me.
    I set to capture you in words, but you did me.
    You deceiving Love, you conquer as you please.
    You’re both disease and healer, so you tease me.
    You're a false promise, my... read on

  • Love’s Incomplete Promise

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    February 6, 2014 | 11:29 pm

    And such is love:

    We are born inside of love, delivered into a harsh world, which sends us a welcoming embrace, a soothing voice and breasts to nourish.  Our cord severed, we grow up among friends only to leave them and learn of loss as soon as our grip tightens.  We fall deep... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Afshine Asher Emrani is a Persian Jew who loves God passionately, and as a result loves the path of healing, loves life, loves love and loves to share what he loves!  He is a...

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