Category Archives: religion

“Holy Distance” is not for Me

An unliked parishioner is not the same as a person without peace. However, I can stretch myself enough to see that a Pastor might feel unwelcome and that some parishioners lack in their offer of peace. Even with an empathetic understanding of the lack of peace, I cannot reconcile myself that “holy distance” is the proper course in the mission of Christ. 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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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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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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Going to the Well

When I need to seek guidance from my Lord, I go to the well. For many years, I prayed by meditating on the scripture of The Woman at the Well. Her story is one of my favorite archetypes in the … Continue reading

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Anger and a Spider Web

I was trying to find a way to clear the anger out of my body, a cleansing so to speak. The image of a spider and a spider’s web formed. Continue reading

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