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Parish Nursing and the Ministry of Presence

A parish nurse practices a kind of "ministry of presence" that includes close attention to a patient's spiritual transformation as well as his or her bodily state, writes the Rev. Amy Yeary Holmes. Read more

Oct 18, 2013 4:16 PM The Pondering Prophet

Tell the Truth

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Not to Get Political, But ...

Oct 9, 2013 3:58 PM The Pondering Prophet


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Apologies and a Lost Dog

When Moses went missing, the Rev. Amy Yeary Holmes panicked. However, she forgot about the ready response of the Christian community to such moments of fear and desperation. Read more

Sep 12, 2012 11:00 AM The Pondering Prophet

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Reprints from the blog of the Rev. Amy Yeary Holmes, preacher and storyteller.