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So, I did it. It’s all set. The space is clean ~ Ok, honestly, the dishes aren’t done but hey, the rest of the apartment looks great! ~  My 8-year-old son Taber has entered the land of Narnia. He loves listening to our Audible collection featuring professional actors reading the entire CS Lewis…(Read More)

Easter feels different this year. I get it. We won’t be gathering out back with the Religious Education (RE) children and watching them scamper and giggle and shout as they discover treasure in brightly colored eggs. Rev. Harris won’t be passing out annual flowering plants as symbols of spring’s renewal. Taber and…(Read More)

by Henry Fersko-Weiss When I review a doula certification submission, which includes written portions of conversations between the doula and a dying person or loved one, I spend time pointing out how an interaction could be improved in one way or another. It’s easy for me to see how the doula could have…(Read More)

I watch a circle of my peers, hospital chaplains-in-training like myself, gather. We arrive on time to find ourselves in a small conference room. The chairs are arranged in a circle. While the bland bureaucracy of windowless hospital décor surrounds us, we stand at the precipice of a rigorous and multifaceted 9…(Read More)