- Oct 20, 2014
I'm a Pastor. Some days the weight of those I serve is quite heavy. Today for instance I spoke with a parishaner who is contemplating a divorce, visited another whose 19 year old child is being taken off of life support, and another whose 5 year old has been sexually abused, and my brother just called to tell me he has stage 2 testicular cancer. I cannot not and nor do I really try to carry these burdens, but brokenness has a way of weighting you down. The pipe helps me to contemplate, and often clear my mind to the point where I am able to "release" these weights to the appropriate party. I appreciate the way that it causes me to slow down, to think, to evaluate, and to most importantly be quiet.