Reflections by a heart transplant recipient on notions of change, spirituality, and faith-ing that truly signify.

The Reverend Doak M. Mansfield, D. Min., is a native of Fayetteville, Tennessee. Ordained in 1976, and earned full fellowship with the UUA as a parish minister in 1980. He has served as a US Army Reserve Chaplain and well as Hospice and Hospital Chaplain. He is minster Emeritus Heritage UU Church in Cincinnati. He served there (1975-85), UU Church of Huntsville, AL (1985-2000). He was interim minster 2013-15 with the UU Church of Tampa and is now minster of Community UU Church in Pasco, WA (since 2015). Father of two sons and grandfather of five he is married to Peggy Owens-Mansfield. He is the honored recipient of a heart transplant, June 21, 2010.