Chairman Gives Update on Chaplaincy Conference

Chairman Gives Update on Chaplaincy Conference

by Don Ingwerson Two weeks ago I shared with you tweets that were being sent during a week-long conference in New York City on chaplaincy and spiritual care research. These tweets showed in real time the excitement and commitment attendees had to the idea of bringing spirituality into health care. I want to share with you the thoughts that George Hanzo, conference chairman, gave about this important conference: This past week, HealthCare Continue Reading

Chaplaincy Conference Brings New Insights to Spiritual Healing

Chaplaincy Conference Brings New Insights to Spiritual Healing

by Don Ingwerson Spirituality in health care has become the hot topic, which is wonderful because my colleagues and I have been working to correct the imposition - through blogging - in public thought that health is the domain of matter. This week an exciting conference is being held in New York and sponsored by HealthCare Chaplaincy Network on the topic, "Caring for the Human Spirit." This conference started Monday and is ending today, and Continue Reading

Qualities That Bless

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A guest post by Sheila Kelly A friend with a gentle sense of humor recently sent me an email that said: Two of the greatest qualities in life are patience and wisdom. Below was a picture of a big brown and white dog on the deck of a large log chalet – looking mighty patient and wise – observing a skunk, with tail briskly curled up, casually munching on the kibble in the dog bowl. Maybe it was photoshopped (who knows these days?) but it Continue Reading

A Healing Ministry

Photo illustrated by Waler Stronbeck

A guest post written by Stanley Swanson "And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good." This statement, found in the law book of all time, The Holy Bible, has kept me in good stead for over four decades ministering within the department of corrections. Working in Boston and in California has brought me many lessons that can only be acknowledged as heaven sent. I was recently reviewing the many blessings received Continue Reading