Roles Of Volunteer Clergy At Area Hospitals As Pastoral Care Staff Members…

Roles Of Volunteer Clergy At Area Hospitals As Pastoral Care Staff Members...

Most consumers and patients don’t realize that members of the clergy on site at area hospitals are not employed by the hospital because we are volunteers.  Often my role is as a hospice clergy to offer comfort to families during the window of passing for the patient and occasionally for the patient if they have … [Read more…]

Funerals, Family Fights & Fun Memories? Inlaws & Outlaws Bring The Drama…

Funerals, Family Fights & Fun Memories? Inlaws & Outlaws Bring The Drama...

Some of my “most memorable memories” these past five years have been at funerals. Just as a first meeting with a new client can be unpredictable and often surprising- funerals are often more drama filled than the weddings, pawning parties, Liquidations & baby showers!  Why? Because #Cindyism “When you are the trail boss- the road … [Read more…]

The Legacy of Glenda Sloan Patterson, My Loving & Courageous Friend

The Legacy of Glenda Sloan Patterson, My Loving & Courageous Friend

I was shocked while scrolling through Facebook updates and timelines to see a post that my friend had died while on vacation in Colorado Springs this week. As I prepare to make her funeral arrangements and stop crying, I realize that tomorrow is a promise not a guarantee. Knowing how much she enjoyed being a … [Read more…]