What Dreams May Come: A Pastoral Care Perspective

In my work as a hospice chaplain I have the honor of getting to know people at their most vulnerable times and share in their experiences as they often share a review of their life and talk about their experiences. I was recently talking with a patient who talked fondly about her deceased husband, and […]

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Managing Change: A recipe for survival and success

In my work as a hospice chaplain I have the pleasure and opportunity to teach new employees about culture, religion and spirituality. When I discuss the differences between religion and spirituality the orientation class is usually divided between people who have a negative opinion of religion but it’s always unanimous that spirituality is seen as […]

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The Jesus Prayer: An Ecumenical Gift to all Christians

In our post-modern world the term spirituality is often evasive. It has an almost ethereal quality, especially with the increasing use of the term “spiritual but not religious.” Christian spiritual practice is often a cafeteria where people can pick from a list of practices in order to lift their spirit. Ultimately, the spiritual life is […]

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