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The Lighthouse Keeper is Moving On – Chaplain Peter

The lighthouse is a tall permanent tower or other structure with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal; a signal for guiding navigators of seafaring vessels around dangerous rocky shores or to the entrance of a safe … Continue reading

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Ground Zero – Chaplain Peter

Ground zero, words that conjure up visions of destruction, mayhem and death for many individuals. You may first think of 9-11 in New York or the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma. Maybe you think of the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Sand and Stone – Chaplain Peter

A story tells that two friends were walking through the desert.  During some point of the journey, they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face.  The one who got slapped was hurt, but without … Continue reading

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Old vs. New Wineskins – Chaplain Peter

Usually fellowship sessions in the prison are devoted to learning of the saving grace of Jesus Christ and how to apply the truths of the Bible for an effective change of life. The inmates have been diligent in their attendance … Continue reading

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Cut Down The Tree, It Is Not Bearing Fruit. WAIT, DON’T!!!! – Chaplain Peter

“For three years now I’ve been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and haven’t found any. Cut it down! Why should it use up the soil?” “Leave it alone for one more year, and I’ll dig around … Continue reading

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Hello, Right Hand, Let Me Introduce You to the Left – Chaplain Peter

Paul had declared that: “The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though its parts are many, they form one body. So it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit … Continue reading

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Winter 2014 Jottings – Chaplain Peter

My name is Peter Roomet and I am the Pastoral Chaplain at Chester County Prison. I am enabled to be at the prison full time under the umbrella of Onesimus Ministries Inc. We have had a chaplain in the county … Continue reading

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Is The Weight of the World Too Much for My Branches?

This winter has been very brutal as far as the damage incurred from the ice and snow.  So many trees have had their limbs come crashing to the ground from the weight of the elements.  Wires have snapped because of … Continue reading

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I Once Was Lost But Now I’m Found ― But, Have I Lost It Again? – Chaplain Peter

This is a question that is asked by many of the released inmates who have returned to Chester County Prison.  They had made a profession of faith to be saved and believe with all of their hearts it to be … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Own It, You Can’t Get Rid of It – Chaplain Peter

When someone owns something, they have the authority to do with it as they please. For example, if I own a chair I can sit in it, sell it, give it away, or even destroy it. Although destruction may be … Continue reading

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