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World AIDS Day

As I entered the church for Sunday morning’s service, I noticed about a dozen people gathered around a large display. As I moved closer, I recognized the cloth in front of them: it was a panel from the Names Project, … Continue reading

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Finding Life in Critical Illness

It was 1979. I met her for an appointment in her office. The meeting was related to my new assignment. It was part of the orientation. I was assigned to be the chaplain for the oncology team at the teaching … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Life: The Cycle of Grief

I sat at my desk one evening reviewing a mailing list. I compared it with addresses in my address book and rolodex. After about an hour or so of double-checking, I counted: since the previous Christmas, twenty-seven people to whom … Continue reading

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