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Blessing

Beannacht – A Poem by John O’Donohe Beannacht” is the Gaelic word for “blessing.” A “currach” is a large boat used on the west coast of Ireland.

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There is a balm …

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Life is Loss; Life is Gain

I wrote the following post in 2011 about the diagnosis of diabetes. But I feel it has a message for today, and not just because we are all struggling with maintaining healthy eating habits. The era of Covid-19 has brought … Continue reading

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Love in the time of Covid

Love is a mask.

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Covid-19, Stress, and PTSD

Who could have known that the last posting in January would be so relevant. I have attached below an updated version with some more current resources. Dealing with stress resources COVID 2020 I have taken a break from my work … Continue reading

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Resources to deal with Stress

As a chaplain I am constantly looking for, creating, and editing resources for staff, and patients and their families. I created a Holiday Blues resource for the Christmas/New Year Holiday season, and then I adapted it to be a more … Continue reading

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Attitude is key

“Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.”  Unknown  

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Anger and Humor – can God take it?

“In the musical The Book of Mormon there is a song that is both beautifully poetic and rhythmic. It just grabs you. It is sung by the inhabitants of a small Ugandan village who then translate the words and, well, suffice … Continue reading

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FAITH

When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, FAITH is knowing one of two things will happen: There will be something solid to stand … Continue reading

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Grace

M. Villarrubia      

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