End of Life Lessons for Living

Death is a part of life – we are born, live our life, and then we die. For most of our lives we avoid death, as if ignoring it will make it go away. As a hospice chaplain, I encounter death and dying on a daily basis. Most people think what I do is depressing – because they don’t know. I get it. Working in … Continue reading End of Life Lessons for Living

Pursuing Peace

Over my lifetime I have desired a lot of things – always feeling positive that the next thing would satisfy, and I would thirst no more. But that is not how life works, is it? The acquisition of anything only seems to whet our appetite for more. We always want more. I am sure there are a few things on your wish list that would … Continue reading Pursuing Peace

No Place Like Home

Remember the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz? Dorothy is running away from home when she gets caught up in a tornado that literally picks her up, house and all, and sends her on a fanciful journey – far away from home. Ironically, throughout her journey, all she wants is to get back home. As I think about Dorothy clicking her heels and repeating “There’s … Continue reading No Place Like Home