Category Archives: Inspirational Thoughts

9-11 Sorrow and Joy

Sorrow and Joy emanate from my heart. Deeply nestled together they live side by side. I feel joy for our survival of 9/11. The gift of responder’s promise of care for one and all fills me with joy. Sorrow ever … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Is Never Far Away

    I can not change my yesterday. My regrets and my joy enhance my today. I do not know how I will fare. I sometimes sway, but my heart proceeds with steady care. For my tomorrow is never far away. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Upside I Saw the Heart of Two Men

The story hit me with its authentic portrayal of two men marginalized in our society.  The story was funny, realistic, and touched a place deep inside me. From this Chaplain’s standpoint, this movie is one of the best at showing the development of a relationship between care-giver and care-seeker.  Continue reading

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Daily Experience in the Presence of God

We do not have to look further than our existence and relationship to one another to experience the presence of God as human beings. Continue reading

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Answers That Cannot be Known

  Answers That Cannot Be Known Grieving leaves me with more questions than answers. Is that grief I feel after another shooting of innocent people? It is stuck in the darkness of my mind, my throat, and my heart. How … Continue reading

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Who Ought I Be

Essay 1 Who ought I be? Where is the Holy Spirit leading me? These questions have centered my theological development. Next week I begin my newest assignment from God. It is an exciting challenge as a resident in chaplaincy. I … Continue reading

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Violence Blinds the Eye Seeking Truth

I struggle whenever hate is base for any platform of change. Continue reading

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