Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sunday Morning with Churchill

At 5:15 Sunday morning my four-footed alarm clock wakes me up.  It is growing lighter outside and our three-year old soft-coated wheaten terrier is anxious to start our morning walk.  By 5:25 we are out the door and at the end of the … Continue reading

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Give Them Yourself

When I went to seminary, we did not have Clinical Pastoral Education, but one of our pastoral care classes sent us in groups of 4-6 to different Twin Cities hospitals, once a week for the semester.  There we learned about … Continue reading

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The Spider’s Web

I began my Doctor of Ministry work at United Seminary, Dayton, Ohio, in August of 1994.  That year the keynote speaker was Dr. Edwin Friedman, a family therapist and ordained rabbi.  It was a great week.  Dr. Friedman also dealt … Continue reading

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Cling Peaches in Heavy Syrup

The passing of Jean Stapleton, best known to those who lived through the 70’s as Edith Bunker, has brought back many memories of her brilliant portrayal of the character who was the moral center of the sitcom “All in the Family”.  Edith … Continue reading

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