Tag Archives: God

Another Bread Story?

Another Bread Story? Sermon delivered at First Christian Church, Farmville, NC John 6: 35, 41-51 I have a couple of confessions to make to you as I stand before to share God’s word. The first, I will tell you now. … Continue reading

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Earthly Fathers and Heavenly Parents

When I was born the nurse told my father, “It’s a boy” and he said, “Shove it back in there.” I should have known then I was going to be a Daddy’s girl. You see, I was the fourth child … Continue reading

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It’s a Dark Place

It’s a Dark Place Can’t to go through it alone Some days, not even possible To make it to the other side. Push through with all that is mighty and strong Even when it hurts with it’s own will and strength … 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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Why Would I Ever Put God in a Box?

I was ordained eight and a half years ago by Glen Allen Baptist Church. I will be forever grateful to their trust and assurance in my calling as a vocational minister.  I am doubly grateful for the fact they believe … Continue reading

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Seasons Change and So Do I, in Time.

I had a rare weekday afternoon off and it was a gorgeous day. After one appointment that needed to be met, I spent some of my afternoon reflecting at one of my favorite places, in front of a Starbucks; with … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned on a Hike

I am going hiking Saturday and I believe I want to make it a regular practice.  I went a few weeks ago for the first time and loved it!  It happened on a Saturday after a strenuous couple of weeks … Continue reading

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One Minute Can Change Everything

One minute can change everything. There has been a change in plans.  When I moved to Greenville, I thought I would be coming on as an oncology chaplain.   After I arrived, we talked, debriefed, and brainstormed.  I observed, researched and … Continue reading

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Compassionate Truth, Ode to Jim Somerville

The timing of this entry is a little off.  Sorry about that. Some things came up that I needed to take care of.  You will find out about those later. On this beautiful afternoon though, I am posting this blog … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

Note: I was scheduled to preach at the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Wednesday, March 6.  Unfortunately, snow got in the way and classes were canceled. This is the sermon I had prepared for that day.   I thought I would … Continue reading

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