I LOVE TO HEAR (AND TELL) THE STORY

“Tell me a story,” says the child to her parent at bedtime.  "Well, once upon a time…."   Today, at bedtime, I like nothing better than a good novel or biography.  I want a story.  Enough already of those church books and magazines.  Tonight, I just want to fall asleep with a good book that … Continue reading I LOVE TO HEAR (AND TELL) THE STORY

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Seven years later

Where were you?  I was in a classroom, watching someone's videotaped sermon as part of my residency in Clinical Pastoral Education.  Suddenly Jessie, our overall supervisor, gently entered the room.  He told us to turn off the tape and turn on the TV coverage.  Emotions flowed freely as we student clergy watched.  Today, seven years later, we have learned … Continue reading Seven years later