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Monthly Archive for December, 2009

Steadfast in Affection

Faithful:  Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, cause, or idea.  Steadfast in affection or allegiance. I have learned the most about what faithfulness means from people I’ve known. My father showed up at hundreds of athletic events I played in from the time I was in the first grade through college graduation.  And […]

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Struggling with Prayer

After going through a family health crisis recently, I’ve been struggling about prayer and its purpose in my life. Anne Lamott said in Traveling Mercies that there are two basic prayers, “Thank you, thank you, thank you,” and “Help me, help me, help me!” It’s this second prayer about asking for God’s help that has […]

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Anything But Routine

Routine:  “an unvarying or habitual method or procedure.” Even though I work at hospital, my work can still be routine at times. In the Pastoral Care department, we are usually called during critical times with patients and families, as well as making routine visits on various units.  This happens every day.  It is all part […]

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