Tag Archives: Clinical Pastoral Education

Unreadiness

When I worked for a business consultancy, I loved the pace and the learning. We worked with companies trying to make large-scale changes as quickly and efficiently as possible. The rate of growth and learning and change in these companies … Continue reading

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A grief: lostness, and wholeness

I’m working the bookends of life this summer: the oncology floor and labor/delivery/pediatrics. Maybe you think I have those in the wrong order; not for me. The oncology floor holds my attention so much more directly than LDR or peds. … Continue reading

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Befriending fear

Does the universe send you messages in threes? That seems to be what it takes for the word to sink in around me. My beloved M first told me a story years ago about how her counselor helped her deal … Continue reading

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To see and be seen

Some coincidences are what my friend Margot calls “Godincidences.” Maybe that’s one of the easiest ways for God to peek around the corners of our lives, to work a synchronicity that makes us grin or punctures our hearts or just … Continue reading

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CPE: Another journey begins …

The first day of Clinical Pastoral Education brought a couple of happy surprises and some familiar fears: all told, a good day of intention and grace. You might think someone who’s completed undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees would be through … Continue reading

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