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Healthy relationships:  bigger than just two people

Healthy relationships: bigger than just two people

October 20, 2020 at 1:13 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards Weddings are an almost universal custom. The world over, no matter what culture or corner of the world you are from, there is almost always a ceremony that commits the couple to one another. This commitment is important: science is showing more and more in the study of relationships and intimacy that emotional safety and trust is part of the very fabric of how human beings are made. The longerRead More

Are you whole?

Are you whole?

September 22, 2020 at 3:32 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards In ancient Rome, actors were described with a word we may find familiar for a different reason: they were called “Hypocrites”. Today we use this word to describe people who present one face or appearance to you but present a different one to others. This type of living is not viewed well by anyone – nobody thinks that living as a hypocrite is a good idea. Yet, it is veryRead More

Forgive: Now more than ever

Forgive: Now more than ever

September 1, 2020 at 3:39 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards Action films have never been more popular. People stepping up and taking matters into their own hands, people dishing out violence in all kinds of forms from the cartoonish punch-ups of the Marvel films to the bloodbaths of the John Wick movies. People love it. It has a timeless quality, because it taps into a universal desire inside all of us: the desire to see justice done. In previous decades,Read More

Summer on purpose

Summer on purpose

July 7, 2020 at 3:27 pm

Chaplains’ Corner Padre Oliver Edwards A few years ago… ok more than a few years ago now! A few years ago my wife and I were blessed to be able to get away on a vacation, just the two of us, while our kids were very young. Being young parents, it was a tough go trying to change all the diapers, keep up with toddlers and rowdy preschoolers. (We had all boys you see, andRead 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

Keep up the connections

Keep up the connections

April 28, 2020 at 11:14 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards This pandemic crisis that the entire world is experiencing has been hard for many people. But one thing that has struck me is how humanity rises to the occasion when confronted with adversity. It truly is inspiring. Society has had many problems for years. Of course, there are always problems. But one that has grown in significance in the last 20-30 years has been the problem of isolation. The adventRead More