Shadows and Light

We’ve found ourselves still living in the midst of a global pandemic. Death tolls rise and restrictions remain. And yet, God, too, is steadfast. What is God revealing to you so you know he is Trustworthy, Beautiful, and Good?  Joel Rohde Almost two years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, my grandfather was put into aContinue reading “Shadows and Light”

A few thoughts from our foxhole:

Kat Carter Having just retired from the Army within days of the COVID-19 quarantine (yes, God’s timing is perfect!), I’m still somewhat in the military mindset.  In the Army, we typically document significant operations with an After Action Review (AAR). Oftentimes, an AAR is abbreviated with “three ups and three downs.”  Looking back after nearlyContinue reading “A few thoughts from our foxhole:”

COVID-19 and Lectio Divina

Reid Walters The Christian tradition is rich with liturgies and practices designed to bring the practitioner closer to their Heavenly Father. One such practice is that of Lectio Divina. Lectio Divina, Latin for divine reading, is composed of four equally important parts: Lectio, Meditatio, Contemplatio, and Oratio. In order, these terms translate too: read, reflect,Continue reading “COVID-19 and Lectio Divina”

Just Do Your Job

‘Work’ by Ford Madox Brown Brenda Porter Cold Case is a mid-2000s procedural drama about a homicide unit in the Philadelphia Police Department—great pandemic viewing for those who like this genre. As the detectives investigate unsolved murders, they’re forced to confront violence, brutality, hatred, greed, and injustice. Some days, they are overwhelmed. At the heightContinue reading “Just Do Your Job”