Category Archives: Rambling

I’ve Lost a Super Model and Then Some!

During my weight loss journey, I have often searched for comparisons to the amount of weight I’ve shed. For example, 20 pounds equals an automobile tire; 90 pounds equals a newborn calf; 118 pounds equals an entire set of Encyclopedia … Continue reading

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Filled with Gratitude

As I continue my surgery recovery journey, I have difficulty even forming words regarding the care I have received. The only word that could possibly fit is gratitude. Extreme gratitude. In the weeks before my surgery, I had friends who … Continue reading

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Surgery and Recovery Update

I plan to return to my writing about weight loss, healthy eating, body image, etc. in a few weeks, but for now will just give a quick update about my surgery and recovery. I entered the hospital in good spirits … Continue reading

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Wrapped in Prayer and Ready to Roll

When I moved to Ohio my church in Avon, Indiana presented me with a prayer blanket. During the end of my seminary studies and while I waited for a full-time pastoral appointment, that blanket was a great source of comfort, … Continue reading

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Practice What You Preach

As I reflect on an experience I had today – one that impacted me greatly – I realize that it is time for me to resurrect my blog. It has been four months since I started full-time parish ministry and … Continue reading

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Moving and such

I decided to take a break from packing to write a brief blog post. Can you say “PROCRASTINATION”?? J Two days from now I will be settling into my new home – the parsonage at the Oak Chapel United Methodist … Continue reading

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Returning from a blogging sabbatical

Over the last three months I have done some journal writing and personal reflection, and have worked on a few small liturgical writing projects that will be published in some forthcoming collections. However, my blog has been barren. Admittedly the … Continue reading

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