Now that I have begun my residency for hospital chaplaincy, I have had plenty of opportunity to reflect on my view and process of suffering. There is something missing if I don’t experience suffering on a soul level. It moves from being an explanation to a conviction.
Category: Reflections 2013
Quotes from my brain during transition time
So we moved! Wow… after some crazy amounts of driving, a very packed schedule sleeping in many different places, we have landed in Portland, OR. I think…… Read more “Quotes from my brain during transition time”
Another year and grateful, grateful, great-full!
One the eve of my 33rd birthday, I can really only think of gratitude and humor at the year I am moving beyond. While it hasn’t been…… Read more “Another year and grateful, grateful, great-full!”
Building tools… is this only how far we have evolved?
The use and creation of tools is a trait that marks species apart from others as intelligent more further evolved. If there is a problem that needs fixing, we just need to find the right tool to do the job. But, if our human evolution stops at the limit of tool creating, we are lost.
Medicating the symptoms
In an email conversation recently with a dear friend, we addressed the dilemma of pharmaceuticals and the epidemic of depression that so many are getting diagnosed with.…… Read more “Medicating the symptoms”