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Notes and resources relevant to this episode:

A disclaimer is necessary. I’m not one with professional and clinical expertise in what can be and often is a deep seated and traumatic psychological reality. If you are sunk in the morass of despair, seek therapy. (Better yet, do so while you still feel okay.) It is no weakness to ask for help.

So popular were my cinnamon rolls that the business editor of the local newspaper wanted to write an article about them. The article, which was to have been called “The Pastor’s Buns,” sadly, never got written.

While technically not a pastor, Dr. Grant Macaskill, when not teaching biblical exegesis at the University of Aberdeen, is one half of the rock duo “The Chairmaker.”

Churchill writes about his avocation in his book Painting as a Pastime.

Podcast music provided by Over the Rhine, and used with permission.
Intro: “All My Favorite People” / Lyrics
Outro: “Called Home” / Lyrics

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