Friday grazing.

Today is a day for grazing, browsing, recovering, refocusing. Neither of us is in the mood for long thoughts, so here are some short ones. On Monday, I talked about the marketing advent. My friend Becky sent me a link to Simplify the Holidays. There are lots of ways to bring clarity and simplicity to […]

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I’m Jon. I’m one of the chaplains here.

I never really know what’s going to happen when I walk into a hospital room. Or better, I never really know what’s happening and how I’m going to enter in In my almost best moments, I forget what happened in the previous room and what’s going to happen in the next room. I walk in […]

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Not just better together

I help people figure out the next step and how to take it. That’s a way to describe what I do as a chaplain. It’s a way to describe how I approach a couple kinds of consulting I do. On Wednesday afternoon, I presented the final report in a project completed by the Arbor Research […]

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Only so much space.

I’ve been busy. So have you. Busy enough that finding one long thought is challenging. But I can offer several smaller thoughts this morning. One: We move on after a bad decision. We move on after something ends. Except for a life. We go on when a family member or friend dies. We go on, […]

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Introductions.

“Hi. I’m Jon.  I’m one of the chaplains.” I say that often. I knock and walk into a hospital room and give my name and give my role. I could say lots of other things. I could give my resume, my qualifications for being in the room. I could explain the number of other patients […]

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