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Tonglen: Enough. For Now.

I met Doris* as she lay in a bed on the pulmonary unit to which I had been assigned as a hospital chaplain intern. At the moment when we met, she her breathing was “good enough” – not well enough … Continue reading

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The Complaint Department is Open (for a Limited Time): Lessons from Job of the Bible (sermon)

preached today at Unitarian Universalist Church of Pittsfield, MA Reading One: Excerpts from Messengers of God by Elie Wiesel, chapter on Job Once upon a time…When? Nobody knows. His name is mentioned by Ezekiel in passing, along with those of … Continue reading

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