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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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Dear Churches, Please Don’t Celebrate Mother’s Day

Dear Churches, Please don’t acknowledge Mother’s Day. By all means, let’s celebrate Mother’s Day in the secular world and lift up mothers in all their glory, as they should be.  My siblings and I are taking our mother out Sunday … Continue reading

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It’s Hard to Describe

It’s hard to describe You won’t be able to understand Until you’ve been through it Until you’ve fallen down that hole The dark, grungy, deep dark hole And worked your way back up again You’ve pulled and pulled You’ve pushed … Continue reading

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Jesus in Gethsemane

Matthew 26:39: And going a little farther, he threw himself on the ground and prayed, ‘My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not what I want but what you want. NOTE: This entry is … Continue reading

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Counting Wishes and Moments of Joy

Psalm 30:5 – For his anger is but for a moment; his favour is for a lifetime. Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning. I know it’s been a while since I have reflected.  You … Continue reading

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Jesus in Gethsemane

Matthew 26:39:  And going a little farther, he threw himself on the ground and prayed, ‘My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not what I want but what you want. For a long time … Continue reading

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