Category Archives: gift of love

Haunted

Religion is not supposed to haunt us Or Make us Fear life Or Fear love Or Fear living fully and loving deeply. It is supposed to show us the way To the Creator Through paths of peace Learning kindness, Teaching … Continue reading

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That Final Journey “Home”

This past year as a hospice chaplain I’ve discovered a pattern In my hospice patients: So many discuss trips For which they’re preparing In dreams they have before that final journey One talked about having to set sail . . … Continue reading

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Learning from My Patients

Image from OutdoorLeaders.com This week I learned so much From so many I learned that in viewing death As the “next great adventure” Through which our soul must travel That we must never fear it. I learned To appreciate how … Continue reading

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Remembering Mama

Today would have been Mama’s birthday. Next month will be 4 years since I hugged her for the last time That hug was different Because it was the last Because I couldn’t stop crying Because I couldn’t imagine life without her … Continue reading

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