Tag Archives: Mary

Learning from Mary, the Mother of Jesus

As Protestants we don’t often talk about Mary. We are more likely to simply explain the role we do not ascribe to her. Yet, I am reminded this week of what I want to learn from her. She understood that … Continue reading

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An Unspeakable Gift

As a community health nurse it was my responsibility to meet with hospitalized patients prior to their discharge to arrange follow up home care. The client I am remembering today was 34 years old. I had read her hospital chart … Continue reading

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She Could Have Stayed in Bethlehem Parts One and Two

Note: Due to some technical problems we had with originally posting this story, we are reposting both parts one and two here together (Though the eyes of a child) I was having dinner with my two adopted granddaughters. One is … Continue reading

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She Could Have Stayed in Bethlehem

(Though the eyes of a child) I was having dinner with my two adopted granddaughters. One is 5 and the other is 3. We were all sitting on the floor around a low table eating pizza and some sliced fruit. … Continue reading

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An Unspeakable Gift

As a community health nurse it was my responsibility to meet with hospitalized patients prior to their discharge to arrange follow up home care. The client I am remembering today was 34 years old. I had read her hospital chart … Continue reading

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When God Does Nothing

When we hurt we look for relief. Pain control is a major factor in medical protocol. No one expects pain that does not respond to treatment. There are so many options, so many approaches. There must be something that will … Continue reading

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