Tag Archives: Being thankful

Pass the Baton, Tell the Story

A couple of nights each week, I serve as an on-call chaplain at a local hospital.  It is a great team to be a part of.  We work with some wonderful nurses, doctors and other staff and we get to … Continue reading

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Lessons I Have Learned from My Dogs

Our household isn’t as full now as it has been over the years.  Although the kids and grandkids live pretty close by, most days it’s just the wife and me in the house.  And the dogs.  I’ve had more time … Continue reading

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What to Do Today

I slept in a little bit today and listened to the rain hitting against the window. I just laid there trying to think of what all might need to be done and then I remembered this verse from Psalm 118:24 … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Prayer 2015

Thank You God for all the blessings in my life Bestowed from Heaven above; You’ve given me such a wonderful wife, Who fills my heart with love. And thank you for blessing my children, With loving spouses of their own, … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice of Praise

My chaplaincy program is going well.  This week I have put in some hours visiting patients at the hospital.  I had some really good conversations with several of them and some really great conversations with a few others.  I had … Continue reading

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Post Op Experience after Surgery for recurrent peroneal tendon subluxation and torn superior peroneal retinaculum

I recently had sugery for recurrent peroneal tendon subluxation and a torn superior peroneal retinaculum.  I had severely sprained my left ankle a few times over the years playing basketball and I fell again in February this year.  Apparently all … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Go Away to Get Away – It’s a Beautiful World

My wife and I just got back from spending 6 days in Puerto Rico.  We had a lot of fun as we celebrated our 28th wedding anniversary.  We were able to go snorkeling, sailing, swimming, walking on the beach, hiking … Continue reading

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