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Jon C. Swanson

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in Minneapolis, The United States
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Jon Swanson is a chaplain, teacher, blogger, and introvert. After working in higher education for fifteen years, he became an associate pastor in 2000. And then, in 2016, he became a hospital chaplain.

Jon and his wife, Nancy, have two adult children.

Slipping away.

The nurse called the chaplain’s phone. “My patient is actively dying. The family would like a visit.”

I went. I sat down next to the son. We talked.

The nurse was in and out.

The intensivist stopped by, confirming what the doctor had said on the phone a couple hours earlier. There wasn’t anything more to be done.

“He wants to go see Jesus,” the son said. “He’s been talking about it for a couple mo

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