January 20, 2018

Wednesday Morning

By Chaplain Mike Monday, he spent five or six hours with a friend whose spouse, also a friend, had died. He sat while the grieving husband puttered and dealt with details. He made small talk, answered a few questions, and waited for an OK to call the funeral home. Tuesday, he attended another death, this […]

Angels Unaware

By Chaplain Mike The hospice chaplain walked into the room, finally seeing the patient he had put off visiting all day. It is not that he had been hesitant. The patient, Mr. Gibbs, was scheduled to be transferred to a bed in the hospice unit, but earlier in the day, he heard that they were […]

Icarus All We Are

By Chaplain Mike Day and night you punished me, Lord; my strength was completely drained, as moisture is dried up by the summer heat. • Psalm 32:4 (GNT) Icarus all we are this July. This map shows the heat index forecast for today, during which a large part of the U.S. will be above 100°. […]