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Be doers of the word

When I was working as a chaplain, I washed my hands a lot, maybe twenty-thirty times a day? That’s just a rough estimate. Before visiting a patient or staff, and afterwards, I would “wash” my hands with the disinfectant. From those days, the practice of hand washing probably stayed with me. And now with the […]

PhD Life reflections


uncertainties in life are difficult to manage. as long as I was working towards getting my PhD I always knew what I had to do next and then after that and then after that. Ever since turning in my defended, revised final draft of dissertation, I am a bit at a loss what to do. […]

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the living bread

If God asked you what should I give you, what would you ask for? What is it you need the most? What is it you desire the most? Money? Love? House? Happiness? Fame? Power? Have you heard of the phrase “Money is the root of all evil?” or perhaps “Greed is the root of all […]

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sustain in me a willing spirit

“The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Have you ever felt this way? In Matthew 26, Jesus goes with 3 of his disciples to a place called Gethsamane. He asks them to stay awake while he prays, “38 Then he said to them, ‘I am deeply grieved, even to death; remain here, and stay […]