Mother, mother… It’s been a while since I posted, and I just wanted to catch up. The middle of this month, I finished my first unit of CPE at California Pacific Medical Center and, overlapping with the finishing, I began my new unit–new hospital site, new teachers, new cohort of students I study with. First unit I worked at Pacific… Read more →
A secret spiritual thing for me–where the “made” world overlaps with the “natural” world, these points are like a crack into infinity. I also love that this simple lovely thing is a meme for a few days, at least in my corner of the internet.
God’s [sic] ways are just, right, wise, but neither transparent nor immune to misunderstanding. There is an unfolding and a shrouding, a concealing within a disclosing, consoling as well as confusing. The Prophets, Ch. 9, Sct. 1, “History”; Abraham Heschel Happy New Year. Life is rich, and by rich I mean it’s okay and busy on the surface of things,… Read more →
On our way to Tecopa, Death Valley, for a mirroring workshop, part of my rites of passage guide training. Good to be back in the desert. Read more →
I feel like I’m learning to live on a very small boat, both because my life during this time has gotten simpler and more focused—I’ve had to cut extraneous activities since starting, and my family has stood as a crew with me to make this happen—and because I’m really feeling the balance that’s necessary between the desire to help individuals… Read more →
7am. On the bus to the city to do clinical hours. How can we sing…? Read more →
At one level the East and West Coasts are very different, but at a different altitude they’re all the same. Read more →
It’s sort of (but not much) like being pregnant. I got the good news about a month ago, but I wanted to get through filling out some of the forms, and my vetting by their HR Department. But now I feel like I can publicly announce it… I got into a Clinical Pastoral Education program for the fall. Starting in… Read more →