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Trojan Today Classic “Being Human” by: David Nelson

Enjoy this Trojan today Classic from David E. Nelson, first published July 2014.

Being Human

By David E. Nelson

I have appreciated the music of Kris Kristofferson for most of my adult life, and I especially like the lyrics, “Ain’t it just like a human? Here comes that rainbow again.” It suggests, for me, a new way to look at our humanness. For too many, being human is an excuse for making a mistake or doing something wrong. When someone fails I have heard the words, “After all I am only human.” That attitude implies being human is somehow a mistake or something to recover from. ]

Being fully human is a rare and wonderful gift we have been given.

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Trojan Today : “Net Collection Rate is Key to a Healthy Dental Practice” – By Christine Taxin

Net Collection Rate is Key to a Healthy Dental Practice

By Christine Taxin

Healthy collections mean a healthy practice. If you’re writing off too many balances or writing off the wrong balances, you and your staff aren’t getting paid for your hard work. Your office needs a clear picture of what’s being paid, who’s paying it, and why some balances are unpaid.

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Trojan Today Classics : “Alan’s Gift” – By David Nelson

dental practice servicesEnjoy this Trojan today Classic from David Nelson, first published October 2010.

Alan’s Gift

By David Nelson

It was a gift I did not notice until years later. In fact, at the time I had very little appreciation for it. Alan was a classmate of mine in kindergarten and first grade. Whenever we had show-an-tell and it was Alan’s turn, the class heard amazing stories of adventure. He told about his two-story tree house, his hideout by the local stream, his spying on strange people in a nearby neighborhood, and many other exciting takes of exotic happenings in the life of a five-year-old.

I became envious of the classmates who were invited over to Alan’s home to partake in his childhood adventures. After hearing the stories for months, my time finally came. I was so excited. That afternoon we went to Alan’s home and did what most kids do.


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