Monthly Archives: April 2013

Dogs, Prayer, Uplifting Thoughts

As a chaplaincy intern, when the residents I visit want to pray, we pray, and when we do, it is exactly what they need.  It uplifts and comforts them in a way that is so incredibly amazing that it is … Continue reading

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Spikey & Rhett – The Cat? The Dog?

Spikey is the neighborhood cat that thinks he’s a dog, and Rhett is our miniature poodle who isn’t exactly sure what he is.  Sometimes he thinks he’s a dog, sometimes he thinks he’s a cat, but most of the time … Continue reading

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Propaganda

Propaganda . . .it’s in every commercial . . .on every product . . . every billboard . . . in every subway . . . on every bus . . . in every newspaper.  It’s everywhere we look. It … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Love

As Woman’s Day points out, there are “8 Surprising Health Benefits of Love,” so as we prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day on May 12th followed by Father’s Day on June 16th, let’s take a minute and think about how we … Continue reading

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Hateful Hearts

As a life coach training to become a non-denominational chaplain, I have the opportunity every day to sit with people of all faiths, listen to them speak from their heart, and pray with and for them, their families and their … Continue reading

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Terror in Boston – A Call to Work Against Hate

According to Merriam-Webster’s on-line definition of “hate,” it is an “intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury.”  Terrorists try to support their killing of innocent human beings for these reasons, as well as countless … Continue reading

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An Unnecessary G-d?

Stephen Hawking’s statement that he has proven that  G-d did not necessarily have to “be appealed to” in order for the universe to exist seems, quite frankly, premature, considering his conclusion in his Origin of the Universe lecture that “Not … Continue reading

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