Tag Archives: humility

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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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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Sacrifice – My Word for the Year

I read an article in the January issue of Guideposts Magazine that author Debbie Macomber has a daily practice of choosing one word to focus on as part of her meditation and devotion for an entire year.  Each word has changed … 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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Learning Lessons from the Children on Prayer

I am impressed with the children of First Baptist Church in Newton. I sit in total amazement of what they are teaching me, and what I hope they are teaching the congregation.  The “Elementary Angels” Sunday school class (and yes, … Continue reading

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