Making music together is a force that opposes walls
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns

Making music together is a force that opposes walls

By Jonathan Bailey “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,And spills the upper boulders in the sun;And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.” These opening lines to Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall” seem, frequently, to hover in the back of my mind as if to offer some peculiar … Continue reading

Otter Pups
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / COVID-19 / Pastoral Care

Otter Pups

Since 1985, the Network on Ministry in Specialized Settings (“COMISS”) has observed the last week of October as Spiritual Care Week – a time when we celebrate the sacred work of chaplains and pastoral counselors. This year’s Spiritual Care Week theme is “Collaborative Healthcare: Chaplains Complete the Picture.” Sometimes a picture is more informative and revealing than words. Often … Continue reading