Kat asked me last night what I think is the most important thing that people need as far as spiritual, emotional, and health support. This is something…… Read more “The One thing I would tell everyone”
I think Easter is supposed to be the cornerstone holiday of Christianity, at least that’s what I grew up thinking in my Evangelical upbringing. After all, Jesus died…… Read more “Why I’ve started to dislike Easter”
Had some thoughts after church today, coming from worship and also from many experiences as a chaplain. As one who gravitates towards psychoanalysis (especially Kohut’s theory of Self…… Read more “Idealizing transference and religion”
He started out as the “Little Swedish Baptist Boy.” It was only after a great deal of introspection and feeling long suppressed emotions, that I came to discover who this true self really is and how I have for so long, kept him hidden.
I am now saying I never am “prepared” for this. I wish and hope and pray on everything I know that it doesn’t happen, on my shift or anyone’s shift. I get a call and the first thought that goes through my head is, “Oh dear God. Not again.”