The Sh&t Prayer

I was having a stressful moment, shift, day, week… and there was another trauma call for a chaplain. I needed to pray. I needed to vent. I knew God would understand. And so I voiced my prayer: “Sh&t, Sh&t, Sh&t, Sh&t, Sh&t…..Amen” I later shared the experience with my coworkers. I think it was soonContinue reading “The Sh&t Prayer”

Maya Angelou, an excerpt from “A Brave and Startling Truth”

We, this people, on this small and drifting planet Whose hands can strike with such abandon That in a twinkling, life is sapped from the living Yet those same hands can touch with such healing, irresistible tenderness That the haughty neck is happy to bow And the proud back is glad to bend Out ofContinue reading “Maya Angelou, an excerpt from “A Brave and Startling Truth””

Season Survival

What and who is most important to you during this holiday season? Plan accordingly even if it means saying No to some things. What are you feeling? Don’t smother it. Talk or journal instead. Don’t try to eat or drink your feelings away because you feel you need to be “up” all the time. ScheduleContinue reading “Season Survival”