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DebPfeiffer

Articles by DebPfeiffer

The Scarf Story

Some families have favorite jokes. Some have favorite recipes. As a chaplain, I have favorite stories. The following story has become known in my house

Silence

As the chaplain, I enter the intensive care unit. The dimly lit room felt as cold as ice, though the thermostat read 70 degrees. She

My Name Is Jack

My name is Jack. I have been in this hospital way too long. The days seem to blend into one. There is too much time

The Story of Roy

A series of events brought me to train as a chaplain in a local hospital. One does not need to be a Rabbi or a

The Sun in the Clouds

A series of events brought me to train as a chaplain in a local hospital. One does not need to be a priest or a

The Giver

A series of events brought me to train as a chaplain in a local hospital. One does not need to be a rabbi or priest

Stepping In

Dear D, I, Debby, a Chaplain- Intern, stepped into your room on a Monday morning back in September of 2013. You didn’t know me and

The Power of One

A series of events brought me to Hackensack Hospital to train as a chap­lain. One does not need to be a priest or a rabbi

An Unexpected Teacher

I had a powerful experience several months ago. A series of events brought me to Hackensack Hospital to train as a chaplain. One does not

A Special Guest

When my husband and I moved into our home in Bergenfield 14 years ago with two small children, our home seemed huge. Now with a