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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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Love Is An Action Verb

“Love is an action verb. You can say it all you want, but it’s what you do with it that matters.” That phrase was mentioned to me this past week, from a family member of a patient. She is the … 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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¿Estoy lista?

This scripture came to me in prayer this week. Jeremiah 29:11-14: For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. Then when you call upon … Continue reading

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A Blog Post from God, sorta

I wanted to take a minute to say thank you and acknowledge my friend, Jenny Call. She is a wonderful mother who blogs about her life as a mother, minister, wife, woman, chaplain, counselor, friend and everything else she does. … Continue reading

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The Last 15 Years Haven’t Been the Same

Yes, it is my birthday today but it’s not.  Today is the 15th anniversary of my Dad’s death.  I don’t know what to do with this. It’s been 15 years and I still don’t know what to do with it. … 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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