Life As A Swing: How Theatre Prepped Me For Ministry In A Pandemic

In most theatrical productions--particularly large format musicals--the cast consists ofleads--those who are featured the most in a showensemble members--those who support the show tremendously, providing vocals, wonderful dancing, and often, facilitating set changesunderstudies-- those who are the next in line for lead roles should the performer call out sick or have an important engagement that forces them to miss a show. Usually, understudies are also in the ensemble, so they learn their ensemble track and the lead rolestandbys--those who understudy a very prominent role in the show that's usually the lead or a major supporting character. Many times, the standbys are not in the ensemble. They just cover that one lead track and are to be at the theatre during the entire show or within 15-30 minutes of the theatre should they need to go on at a moment's noticeAnd finally, the swings
No. No, I didn't say swingers😎 ... though, I mean, nothing's wrong with that. To each …

Who Holds The Chaplain? (Part IV) - Waiting To Exhale

Welcome to a series of reflections on my experience as a chaplain-in-training thus far. Each post will contain a brief written reflection paired with a 10-min vLog. I hope you enjoy. 

View:
Who Holds The Chaplain (Part I)
Who Holds The Chaplain (Part II)


I'm exhausted-
mentally, physically, emotionally.
2018 has been one hell of a year-
I've been working and writing and wrestling and writing about my wrestling 
non-stop since January.
While I'm sad that this chaplaincy internship is coming to an end, I'm axiously
Waiting To Exhale.

Comments

Pop Posts

Why I Quit Church...

Finding Love after Sexual Assault

I'm A Quitter...So What!?