Devotional Thought for Today – 04/23/2021

Comfort for the Grieving, Hurting, and Dying Series – Part XVI As we come to the final job area of Chaplains, a reminder we started this with describing 14 specific jobs and then breaking that down into 5 job categories. Today’s final job area for Chaplains that of Public Safety. This category encompasses: Law enforcement Fire and … More Devotional Thought for Today – 04/23/2021

Devotional Thought for Today – 04/20/2021

Comfort for the Grieving, Hurting, and Dying Series – Part XIV As we continue our series today’s job topic is Medical. I will get into the specific in a moment, but like in the Business/Corporate world, I have no “direct” experience here. What I do have is years of experience as an Army Medic, visiting countless veteran … More Devotional Thought for Today – 04/20/2021

Devotional Thought for Today – 04/19/2021

Comfort for the Grieving, Hurting, and Dying Series – Part XIII I apologize for the delay in continuing this series. Between doctors and other appointments Thursday and Friday last week I just never got caught up. I know I have often said the maximum effective range of an excuse is zero meters 🤨 but please forgive me. … More Devotional Thought for Today – 04/19/2021

Devotional Thought for Today – 04/14/2021

Comfort for the Grieving, Hurting, and Dying Series – Part XI Yesterday we looked at some dos and don’ts of Chaplaincy. Today I would like to explore two things, first the difference between Chaplains and Pastors, and the various positions or jobs that a Chaplain can hold. 1 Peter 4:10 I am convinced that Chaplaincy or any … More Devotional Thought for Today – 04/14/2021

Devotional Thought for Today – 04/13/2021

Comfort for the Grieving, Hurting, and Dying Series – Part X Over the past 9 articles, we have looked at the basics of what a Chaplain/Ministerial duties or mission is (provide compassionate care, comfort, and counsel) and the Stages of Grief. We noted the importance of understanding what stage an individual is in so that we can … More Devotional Thought for Today – 04/13/2021

Devotional Thought for Today – 04/09/2021

Comfort for the Grieving, Hurting, and Dying Series – Part – VIII Today we continue our series by looking at the last stage of the 5 Stages of Grief, Acceptance. Many times as Chaplains and Ministers we never see this stage as the individuals we are dealing with have gone home or moved to another facility. That does not … More Devotional Thought for Today – 04/09/2021

Devotional Thought for Today – 04/08/2021

Comfort for the Grieving, Hurting, and Dying Series – Part – VII Today’s post will be short because Entergy is about to cut the power to my neighborhood. They announced it yesterday as routine maintenance. We will pick it back up tomorrow (hopefully) when the power is restored. Being grateful for your Grief may seem like an … More Devotional Thought for Today – 04/08/2021