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Death with Dignity

On a very personal note: My cat was terminally ill with lymphoma. I had 12 precious years with him and can’t imagine that he’s gone already. 1,573 more words


Even As We Mourn

Sooner or later, the forks get lost.
Left at work on the
Lunchroom table. Gone.
The wine glasses dwindle.
In another of life’s
Humpty Dumpty moments, an… 134 more words


Decolonizing My View of Social Work

In this post, I talk a bit about why I wanted to go into social work and where I am at in my studies. However, I also talk about how my view of social work as a profession is changed in recent months.  1,316 more words


Pope Francis, The Lord’s Prayer, and Bible Translation

Pope Francis recently suggested on Italian television that the petition in the Lord’s Prayer, “Do not lead us into temptation” (Matt 6.13; Luke 11.4), “is not a good translation because it speaks of a God who induces temptation.” He added, “It is Satan who leads us into temptation; that’s his department.” He argued that the verse should be rendered, “Do not let us fall into temptation.” 2,951 more words

Contemporary Issues

Personal Brand

Personal Brand

It is no longer good enough to be one face in the crowd
You need something distinctive to shout out really loud
In these modern days where qualifications proliferate… 303 more words

Poems On The Theme Of Living Our Lives


The day the water was poured
On my head, I was given
keys to two kingdoms:
Caesar’s Reign and God’s Reign.

We learned that to belong to one… 111 more words


No Room in the Inn

The inn
of my time
is full.
Not much room for you.

Frankly, like everything else, it seems,
You’ve come at a bad time. 68 more words