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I am away at camp this week with my senior high students. I’m excited to announce my very first guest post! This is a post from my wife, Sara. She is the pastor at Goldfield United Presbyterian Church. She’s also a loving mother, and sweet wife. You call follow her on Twitter if you’d like. Show her some love down below in the comment section. This is her first official post in the blogosphere. Welcome, Sara!

You have to say “no” to a lot in life if you want one of these

A few weeks ago, one of my parishioners was placed on hospice care. The parishioner requested that her pastor (me) be placed on the hospice team. Wright County Hospice mailed me a letter notifying me that I was now a part of this woman’s hospice team. The letter asked for my insights and any other helpful thoughts I might have.

I typed up my insights along with the form I signed. A few days later my phone rang. A cheerful lady from hospice called to thank me for my wise insights. “I think you really hit the nail head-on with this situation.” She went on to tell me a bit more about this woman (most of which I already knew). I politely listened and said “uh-huh” and “yes” where appropriate. Continue Reading…