Blog Archives

There’s A Place That I Go

There’s a place that I go when I need to regain my strength. Just a short time in this space can renew a tired spirit and heal a wounded soul.

How I Do What I Do

People have asked how I do what I do – not Sunday worship or activities of the church but rather funerals and crisis work that are part of my reality

Choosing Our Words Carefully

Words have changed in meaning over the course of history. By choosing our words carefully and keeping in mind the story of others, we can open doors to experience the Divine,

Perhaps It Is Exactly What You Need

When plans derail and you find yourself doing something totally different. Go with it! Perhaps it is exactly what you need.

Peer Review

"Valerie Peyton Kingsbury's Creating Spaces for Healing and Hope is not only interesting and therefore worth reading - but it is far more!  It is a moving, uplifting and inspiring account of her experience as a pastor in ministering to the dying and their families.  Her vital personal faith as well as her impressive pastoral gifts of caring and compassion shine through beautifully in her written words."

Dr. Morley F. Hodder
United Church Minister and
University Professor (retired)

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