Category Archives: Christianity

Loving Others

In our chapel services this week, one of our focuses has been on the way we treat other people and the instruction to love our neighbors as ourselves.  During our discussion time, we have explored several bible verses which encourage … Continue reading

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As I Prayed

  This week, a group of friends and I went on a prayer and meditation walk in a local church garden. After a time of much prayer, I started noticing and really appreciating all of the beautiful things around me. … Continue reading

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Sing to the Lord

In one of our chapel classes this week , our lesson was centered on Psalm 95:1 – 2. It is one of my favorites. The psalmist writes: Psalm 95:1 O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make … Continue reading

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Forgiving Others and Ourselves

In our chapel class this week, our scripture focus was on Ephesians 4:29.  In that verse Paul exhorts Christians to not use unwholesome words but to only speak words that edify and encourage those who hear them.  Generally, when people … Continue reading

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Do Not Grow Weary of Doing Good

The latest Covid surge has really taken a toll on people who work in the healthcare and retail service industries. Many hospitals and other medical providers are having a hard time keeping up with the number of patients they serve … Continue reading

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Grace and Mercy? What’s the Difference?

This week, at the end of a chapel service, we took turns sharing our favorite Bible verses. When it was my turn, I mentioned that although I have a lot of favorite verses, this week the one at the top … Continue reading

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I was visiting with someone recently and they asked me what I was going to preach on this weekend. I gave them the scripture reference and a Cliff Notes version of the sermon and they shared some of their thoughts … Continue reading

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His Sight is Better than Hindsight

I was talking to someone the other day about some annoyances I have been having with my eyesight. I have been experiencing several floaters in my right eye for quite a while now. Most of them are small but I … Continue reading

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Dirty and Dusty

  Here is a poem/song I have been working on this year. And while I don’t think I have finished it yet; I am going to share it anyway. The theme is birthed out of my sincere belief that just … Continue reading

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Some Days

I have really been enjoying my work as a chaplain at the hospital. We regularly talk with the patients we serve about the positive benefits of drawing and writing and how those activities can help us express and explore our … Continue reading

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