Monthly Archives: June 2012

Waiting…when the fires rage…

Waiting.  Not knowing.  Then getting an answer.  An answer you didn’t want.  Or, an answer that surprised you.  The waiting.  Reminds me of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.  Godot never shows up, but the elements of unanswered questions which only provoke … Continue reading

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Prayers For Jason

Dear Family, Friends and Colleagues: Diane and I ask for your prayers. We have learned that Jason, Diane’s son, age 32, has just been diagnosed with a hip tumor. The doctors are unable to determine if the tumor’s benign [of … Continue reading

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Blessed by Kindness; Graced by Caring

Experiences, like Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, come in many different flavors. Yesterday I attended a Boundary Seminar, required for ordained clergy, to focus upon the manner of ministry, including ALL relationships where civility is the minimum, where mutual respect … Continue reading

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Dealing With Tragedy: Butterflies In Tornadoes

More consideration toward better coping with the tragic… Someone asked in this coursing journey, “Is there anything someone should not do or say?”  Oh yes.  Lots.  But, what strikes me as imperative, that which has offended me, and I’m sure, … Continue reading

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