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Finding Comfort in Hard Times with Rev. Earl Johnson

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Finding Comfort in Hard Times with Rev. Earl Johnson

Feeling exhausted, confused, and stressed out? This has been another tough year, and we may have survived intense emotions and spiritual pain. The Rev. Earl Johnson joins me to offer guidance on maintaining hope and relationships with people and things that matter, finding comfort during hard times, and entering the new year with hope.

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As the national spiritual care manager for the American Red Cross, Rev. Earl E. Johnson, recruited, screened, trained, and deployed highly credentialed healthcare chaplains to mass fatality events for ten years. From plane crashes to school shootings, Johnson was part of a team that assessed and planned emotional and spiritual support for the victims and loved ones of these horrific unanticipated events.

Johnson has appeared on MSNBC and CNN State of the Union with Candy Crowley to advocate for families of those lost in the Malaysian air incident. He lectured at Michigan State, Michigan, and Radford/Virginia Tech disaster preparedness conferences. In the past decade, he coordinated professional spiritual care support to fatal domestic aviation incidents, massive Gulf hurricanes including Katrina, Rita, and Gus, the Virginia Tech shootings, and Orlando.

Johnson is an ordained Disciples minister, Yale Divinity graduate, and Board Certified Chaplain through the Association of Professional Chaplains. He served Disciples and UCC parishes in Missouri and New York before his chaplaincy training at Memorial Sloan Kettering/New York Presbyterian (Cornell), and New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn. Rev. Johnson was the Protestant Staff Chaplain at Cabrini Medical Center (now closed) from 1996-2001, when he moved from lower Manhattan to Arlington, Va., on Sept. 9, 2001, to work as a chaplain educator at Washington (D.C.) Hospital Center. Johnson was an adjunct instructor at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY) from 1992-2001.

Johnson is the author of Finding Comfort During Hard Times, one of the ten best health and wellness books of 2021, according to Booklist of the American Library Association.



About :

Karen Hager helps people lift the fog of confusion and regain clarity about their life purpose. She connects with Source to provide compassionate, no-nonsense intuitive advice for people in transition. Reading from the energy of the human voice, Karen quickly gets to the root of your question and helps you see the possibilities for transformation.

Passionate about helping others connect with their natural intuitive abilities, Karen leads intuitive development classes and works with selected healers and teachers to empower people to listen to their own inner guidance. She’s the host of the popular weekly radio show Out of the Fog on Empower Radio.

These are times of great transformation, and many people are struggling with fear of change. Karen encourages listeners to shift their perspectives from fear to love so that they may receive the gifts of living through these unusual times.

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