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Turning . . . Turning . . . Turning . . .

This morning at 6:35 a.m., I landed at BWI Airport, having just returned from a 3-day visit to my hometown. It had been two years since I’d been home, and in that time, everyone seemed changed, yet completely the same. … Continue reading

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The Case of Mistaken Identity

A few days ago I visited with one of my non-verbal palliative residents. During that visit, she interacted with me in a way she’d never done before. Typically she would just look at me, look around, seem totally distant in … Continue reading

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Why?

People often ask me what I’m going to do after I become an “official” chaplain.  My response is, “probably work as a hospice chaplain.” Their reaction is typically, “Why would you want to do something like that?  It’s so depressing.” … Continue reading

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