Tag Archives: healing

“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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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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A Thank You Note to First Baptist, Richmond

I am leaving to the Emerald City of Greenville, NC on Saturday.  Get it? GREENville = Emerald City?   Yes, I am headed down to prepare my heart, soul, and mind for my official calling as Chaplain.   EEEK! This moment has … Continue reading

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Will There Be Joy Again?

We are in the Advent Season. We are supposed to be anticipating, with hearts full of excitement and hope, the coming of this Precious Child called Emmanuel, Wonderful Counselor, and Prince of Peace.  But after this weekend our hearts are … Continue reading

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Healing and Moving On

Sunday night was an incredible evening and I thank God for guiding every moment with His comforting spirit.   Every month, First Baptist, Richmond holds a Service of Prayer for Healing.  It is a more intimate worship service that includes prayer, … Continue reading

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Prayers for a Chaplain

I’ve been working on this entry for a while tonight and realized, why not just put the words out there and let them speak.  So here it goes. I am honored to be a chaplain, honored and blessed in so … Continue reading

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I am Humbled – A Hospital Chaplain’s Prayer

No matter how big the call, no matter how small, you have no idea what God is calling you to do, but God needs you. He needs me.  He needs all of us.  -Fr Mychal Judge (From his last homily, … Continue reading

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