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Cultivate relationships of care

Cultivate relationships of care

August 11, 2020 at 4:01 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards Being in my 40s one of the first records (yeah, back in the day, you bought records – a collection of songs by the same artist intentionally arranged as an experience – with sides even!) I ever got into was Bryan Adams’ Reckless. On that album was a song that I thought was pretty good, though it was never a radio hit. The chorus went like this: I need somebodyRead More

A blessing for  posting season

A blessing for posting season

July 21, 2020 at 3:24 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Megan Jones There is no mistaking that we have entered posting season. It might look a little different this year because of COVID-19, but there is no mistaking that it is here. The For Sale signs are on the front lawns, moving trucks are a common sight and folks are starting to say their goodbyes over Zoom mug outs or small, socially distant gatherings. With the posting season comes the stress ofRead More

Seeking connection? You get what you give

Seeking connection? You get what you give

May 26, 2020 at 2:41 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards A good friend of mine reached out to me, who I haven’t heard from in a few years. She, like many of us, has been struggling with social distance. In her case though the problem dates back a bit longer than our present pandemic reality. A lot of us want to build relationships with people. We know inside ourselves that we need people in our lives – friends, supporters, encouragers,Read More