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The Encounter

A few months ago I encountered again someone who 6 years ago through initially circumstances and then choice I had divorced from my life. This was someone with whom I had a mentee/mentor relationship, worked with and lived with and worshiped with and grew in my faith with for 30 plus years with.   220 more words


So Many Variations?

I heard a bird song beautiful and lilting as I stood in the parking lot of my office building. I tilted my head back seeking to find the source. 236 more words


Hillbilly Catholic: Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O’Connor was an oddball–a Catholic living in the Bible Belt, so it is no wonder her stories revolve around eccentrics, misfits, and a slew of bizarre characters usually typified as the grotesque in Southern literature. 913 more words

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Life Stories

I am a Hospice Chaplain . It is the nature of my job that people come and go out of my life. Others often ask me whether my job is depressing and my answer is always “No but sometimes sad.” This poem expresses part of why this work is a blessing. 181 more words