Stuck in the throes of a chaplain’s crisis, I leaned on the everlasting arms while consulting the ancient dharma.
Listening to the poorest and most dislocated, Susan J. Dunlap hears the music of faith.
A few months ago I wrote about the difference between having two jobs and two vocations. A commenter wondered, "What if you really do have two callings?” I’ve been doing bivocational ministry in one way or another for the past seven years. Overall I have found having two vocations—I serve as a hospital chaplain in addition to being a Century editor—to be fruitful and fulfilling. But I have to confess that it isn’t easy.
In the pristine white glare of the airport corridor, the linoleum became my prayer rug. But my solitude was short lived.