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“I Have No Idea,” said the Trauma Chaplain

“Winter’s a good time to stay in and cuddle But put me in summer and I’ll be a happy snowman” The World’s second most famous snowman, Olaf, sung those lyrics in last year’s favorite movie, Frozen. Olaf loves warm hugs … Continue reading

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What is a Board Certified Chaplain?

Where have I been lately? I have been working extremely hard at the hospital as the trauma season is in full swing.  However, I have also been working extremely hard on my board certification application. What? Yes, I am working … Continue reading

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A Southern Baptist Called Me a Mentor???

Second Day of Christmastide A resident called me his mentor yesterday.  I was a bit taken aback.  Working with the chaplain residents, as they pursue a calling they are still uncertain about, has been a rewarding surprise.   A few weeks … Continue reading

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Ode to Dr. Spencer and a Grateful Reminder to All Who Are Called

I am having so many flashbacks right now. I went to River Road, Baptist today to hear and see Dr. Scott Spencer preach and it’s the first time I’ve been back to a “formal” “high church” worship since landing back … Continue reading

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A Year Later……for the Youth

This is the beginning of a strange week for me…one that I felt coming on for the past couple of weeks.  This week will mark a year since I had to leave Newton and move back to Richmond.  A year … Continue reading

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I Miss Preaching, but I Still Am

“Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.” – St Francis Assisi All month long, I’ve been seeing my colleagues and sisters in ministry Facebook about the Martha Stearns Marshall Preaching Month for Baptist Women, a chance … Continue reading

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Be Still Linda. Seriously, I said Be Still.

Ok.  It’s been an intense summer.  I moved back to Virginia on May 22 and on May 29, I started my summer CPE (clinical pastoral education)  program at VCU Medical Center.  If you have done a summer CPE or know anything … Continue reading

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