The Corner Room: Stories From a Childrenn

The Corner Room: Stories From a Childrenn

by James Powell

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The Corner Room: Stories From a Childrenn by James Powell

James Powell worked as the chaplain in a children�s hospital and pediatric oncology clinic in Texas for almost twenty years. THE CORNER ROOM is a collection of essays that explore his experiences there. These illuminating essays illustrate children, their families, and hospital staff encountering the dilemmas of illness, trauma, separation, and sometimes death with love, grace, and the invincible power of the human spirit.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149357970
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
Publication date: 06/04/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

James Powell was the first pediatric chaplain at Methodist Children�s Hospital in Lubbock, Texas, where he provided spiritual care to the children, their parents and families, and the hospital staff.
He has worked with children and adolescents as chaplain in a state hospital, campus director in a children�s home, pastoral counselor in private practice, and as youth minister in a number of parish settings. His own diagnosis with a chronic disease as a child shaped his personal identity, his career path, and his approach to working with those in vulnerable medical situations. He and his wife, Dianne, have been married 44 years. They have two grown sons and two grandsons and live in Lubbock.

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