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Child Chat About Friendship

Child Chat About Friendship

By: Enoch  •  Chaplain's Corner  •  60 Comments  •  2 days ago

The "Mom and Pop" shop where we have our family vehicles serviced for decades is run by fellow grandparents. The family Matriarch brings her grandchildren to work when they are not in school or...
Becoming A Better Man, Woman, And Person – By Enoch And Raven Wing

Becoming A Better Man, Woman, And Person – By Enoch And Raven Wing

By: Enoch  •  Chaplain's Corner  •  19 Comments  •  one month ago

Enoch Part of pastoral care is counseling. The more alert among us know that we will never be perfect. They also are aware that we can always be better than we are. We are being what we actually...
Ethical Wills

Ethical Wills

By: Enoch  •  Chaplain's Corner  •  13 Comments  •  2 months ago

Last wills and Testaments are legally binding documents which transfer ownership from generation to generation of items which have monetary value. What is an Ethical Will? It is a non-legally...
Sample Wedding Toast

Sample Wedding Toast

By: Enoch  •  Chaplain's Corner  •  20 Comments  •  3 months ago

(This is a sample wedding toast. One need not be a Chaplin or a Pastor to be called upon to make a wedding toast. Such a speech is still an example of pastoral care. )  ~~~ Thanks for helping J...
Getting The Questions Right - By Enoch and Raven Wing

Getting The Questions Right - By Enoch and Raven Wing

By: Enoch  •  Chaplain's Corner  •  5 Comments  •  3 months ago

Enoch: During the spring freedom festival of the Passover (Pesach) it is part of the ritual meal (Seder) book (Haggadah) for the oldest child in the family to ask the Four Questions (Fir Kashas,...
Eli and Nili – A Portrait of Completion

Eli and Nili – A Portrait of Completion

By: Enoch  •  Chaplain's Corner  •  41 Comments  •  4 months ago

It was the spring Sabbath Eve of the weekly Torah reading Emor (Leviticus Chapter 24). Yenta Brina sat in her rocking chair overlooking the bustling street four stories down from her decaying...
Epitaph Words

Epitaph Words

By: Enoch  •  Chaplain's Corner  •  70 Comments  •  4 months ago

On the Israeli TV series, Shteisel the matchmaker, Rabbi Kenisberg has a coding function in his matchmaking notebook. For Rabbi Shulem Shteisel he has the words, "Smoker" and "Eater" (Glutton) to...
Using Positive Divine Attributes for Better Chaplaincy

Using Positive Divine Attributes for Better Chaplaincy

By: Enoch  •  Chaplain's Corner  •  1 Comments  •  4 months ago

Here are some Scriptural and Commentary thereupon quotations which make the point that by using the positive attributes of G-d in our work as Chaplains, we can do what we are given to do better....
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