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Planting a Seed

Planting a Seed July 23, 2017 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Several years ago, I completed my chaplain residency and was unemployed. I was frustrated, scared, anxious and uncertain about what the future was going to be. I had a difficult and … Continue reading

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Joseph Stayed and So Should I

Matthew 1:18-25: Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. Her … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn in a Hurricane

Psalm 86 It amazes me that Hurricane Matthew happened 3 weeks ago. Feels like forever, yet it wasn’t that long ago. It feels like forever, yet people are still working to get back to some sort of normalcy. We knew … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons: I Am Who I Am

Exodus 3:14 (NRSV): God said to Moses, ‘I am who I am.’ He said further, ‘Thus you shall say to the Israelites, “I am has sent me to you.” ’ ——— I’m at the end of a much-needed vacation. During my time away, I took an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Hidden Secrets – A Sermon

Hidden Secrets 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 Epiphany 6 February 9, 2014 This is my first winter in North Carolina since I was in college.  I attended my first two years of college not far away from here, in Murfreesboro, NC.  Chowan … Continue reading

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Eighth Day of Christmastide, Frozen and Sleep

The Eighth Day of Christmastide – New Year’s Day I had a day off because it was a holiday.  That’s pretty much all I need to say.  Working as a trauma chaplain for six and a half months without a … Continue reading

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Trauma, SICU and SIU, What a Blessing to Work with These Teams

Tuesday was the Seventh Day of Christmastide.  I am headed down the slope of marking the 12 Days of Christmas and remembering the blessings of each day.  After struggling a bit with finding the blessing in Monday, yesterday’s was so … Continue reading

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