Category Archives: CPE

Grief triggers…

  Today, I encountered one. It’s pretty easy to encounter them in my line of work, actually–plenty of situations where you might find them. So there was one. But it’s not just that. It’s this time of year. This time … Continue reading

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October is coming.

I know I’ve not posted for a while. I thought that once I finished my internship, I’d have time to post to my blog. Well, no. I spent the summer scrambling to get a chaplain residency, which I was able … Continue reading

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Life at the hospital

I am just about to finish a nine-month hospital chaplaincy internship at a major urban hospital. This has been the main reason why my posts have fallen off so sharply. It’s one thing to be processing one’s own grief and … Continue reading

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CPE, CPE, CPE, is there anything else? Oh yeah, CPE…

So it looks like I missed the big Camp Widow contest……Win a scholarship to Camp Widow, yada yada yada…Yes, I missed it. I have been running myself ragged and am plumb wore out. Let’s say, in theory, I’d won…I’d still … Continue reading

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Good news! Summer internship! Yay!

I have neglected my poor blog, and you, dear readers. But there was a reason for it, and the reason was good. The reason was that I was BUSY. Really busy. Busier than I’ve been since Nelson died and I … Continue reading

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