No Longer Lost in Translation: A Sermon for Pentecost, May 19, 2013

A few years ago, when I was working as a hospice chaplain on the South Shore of Massachusetts, I had one patient down near New Bedford. And whenever I went to see them at their nursing home, this other resident on her unit would see me in the lobby and start shouting at me in a foreign language. I had no clue what she was saying, but it was obvious to me that she was upset, and so I always just apologized and got out of there as quickly as possible. One day I went back and the same thing … Continue reading No Longer Lost in Translation: A Sermon for Pentecost, May 19, 2013