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Charles W. Sidoti

Charles W. Sidoti, BCC, is Coordinator of Spiritual Care at South Pointe Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Health System. He is the author of two books, "Living at God's Speed, Healing in God's Time," published in 2011 and "Simple Contemplative Spirituality," published in 2016.

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Head and Heart: Like the Acorn and the Oak Tree

Grasping a concept or idea intellectually is one thing: having it become a real part of who you are is something different. I once heard it said, “Scripture contains the […]

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Waiting for God to Respond to a Prayer

There is a classic psychological question you may be familiar with that is related to our ability to wait on God:  “If a tree falls in the forest and there […]

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Becoming Aware of God’s Presence

“We have what we seek. We don’t have to rush after it. It was there all the time. If we give it time it will make itself known to us.” – Thomas […]

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Finding God in Daily Life

God isn’t removed from us, sitting on some throne up in heaven somewhere. The “universal creative life energy” is found within the created world, within life’s natural cycles. From womb […]

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Doubt: A Meaningful Part of Saint Mother Teresa’s Story

One of the most important revelations about Saint Mother Teresa (1910 – 1997) was made after her death.  It came in a collection of personal letters written to her spiritual […]

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Learning to Accept Life’s Multiple Truths

One of my duties as a hospital chaplain is to plan and conduct memorial services at the hospital when an employee dies.  This may happen several times a year.  I […]

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Saints and Ordinary People: We All Live by Faith

“The beauty of belief in the Communion of Saints is that it serves to remind us of our basic connectedness to one another as human beings, a spiritual connection that […]

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Living in the In-Between Time

There is a classic psychological question you may be familiar with that is related to our ability to wait on God:  ”If a tree falls in the forest and there […]

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Trust Heals: Journeying With Faith, Hope and Patience

“With Open Hands” –  Free me, Lord, from the inner bondage and endless cycle of what I think needs to happen before I can be happy.  Free me, Lord, from […]

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‘Have Faith and Pursue the Unknown End’

What life still holds for us after significant loss is one of life’s many “unknown ends.” You may be old enough to remember the 1960’s television game show, “Let’s Make […]

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