Monthly Archives: January 2014

Making Time for Me, the Whole Me

It’s back to work for me this week. I’ve been off since January 13th, on a terribly needed “staycation”. There’s a six-month probationary period when you start working at this hospital. That means you can’t take time off for six … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We All Sit at the Same Table?

Many of my Facebook friends have been asking how the conversation went on Monday with the pastor who did a 15-week sermon series on marriage.  For those who read this blog and don’t know what I am talking about, here … Continue reading

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Twelfth Day of Christmastide, An Eiphany

AN EPIPHANY Ok, yesterday was January 6 and that was Epiphany. Of course, most churches celebrated on Sunday.  Epiphany is the celebration of the Three Magi, who finally reached their destination and met the wonder of God in human form, … Continue reading

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Eleventh Day of Christmastide, Sunday

Sabbath. Simple Sabbath. This 11th day included sleeping in, watching my home church on the internet and doing laundry. Which incidentally, is still in the dryer. Preparing for a long week I rested. I also did some creative prayer time … Continue reading

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Tenth Day of Christmastide, Investing in Me and Brene Brown

Around a year ago, my good friend Jenny Call introduced me to Brene Brown.  If you don’t know who she is, you haven’t been introduced to TED Talks, Oprah Winfrey or the tops selling books.  Jenny and I read the … Continue reading

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Ninth Day of Christmastide, Friday

I’m late in posting about yesterday’s Christmastide blessings. i’ve been doing a lot of writing, processing and digesting today. Yesterday was simple. It was Friday and sometimes, that is blessing enough.  On top of that though, there were snippets of … Continue reading

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Ninth Day of Christmastide, Hope in Darkness

On the Ninth Day of Christmastide, i learned that my blessings from Thursday included deep, dark conversations with patients. I am blessed to be able to sit with patients in their most vulnerable and darkest states and talk with them … Continue reading

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