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Fully alive in weakness – The Presbyterian Outlook

August 27, 2018

Shortly after graduating seminary in California, I thought perhaps I would slide into a full-time associate pastor position at a church. I didn’t. Instead, I found myself walking the halls of an emergency department at a level one trauma center in South Carolina. A few months into my hospital chaplain residency, I found myself with my arm around the shoulders of a middle-aged woman as we watched medical staff move through the motions of a futile effort to revive her husband on the fourth floor of the heart tower. At 2 a.m., as she and I had tears in our eyes, I knew I was where I needed to be, where I was supposed to be.
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This deeply touched my soul and my own sense of calling…

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