Tag Archives: self-care

Making Time for Me, the Whole Me

It’s back to work for me this week. I’ve been off since January 13th, on a terribly needed “staycation”. There’s a six-month probationary period when you start working at this hospital. That means you can’t take time off for six … Continue reading

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There’s One Person You Can Change

Sixth Day of Christmastide I have to say; yesterday’s blessing was a bittersweet revelation.   When I was in counseling, I had a counselor who gave me his most worthwhile advice in two questions; “How long have you been trying to … 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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Fragile and Handle With Care on These Holy Days

It’s Saturday afternoon and I’m at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts writing a sermon. I am preaching on Wednesday at the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. My wonderful alma mater honored me with the invitation to preach and on … Continue reading

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