Why I’m Making a Home Altar

“Please, let us make a little walled upper chamber and let us set a bed for him there, and a table and a chair and a lampstand; and it shall be, when he comes to us, that he can turn in there.” 2 Kings 4:10 The Upper RoomI read a priest’s tweet a while agoContinue reading “Why I’m Making a Home Altar”

An Opportunity to Surrender: A Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Psalm 62:8 In the Thick of ItI first heard about the Coronavirus in class on the first day of the spring semester. I thought it would be just another illness that would become another currentContinue reading “An Opportunity to Surrender: A Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic”

I Love You

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. John 3:16 Viewing Valentine’s DayWhat do you think of when you think of Valentine’s Day? Does it conjure images of red roses, chocolate-covered strawberries, chalky conversation hearts, orContinue reading “I Love You”

Gift of God

Love never fails. 1 Corinthians 13:8 One Year AgoEvery day with Nathan is a blessing, but today I’m feeling especially blessed. One year ago today, Nathan took me to dinner, and afterwards he played his guitar and sang “From the Ground Up” by Dan and Shay to me. Our one year anniversary is today, andContinue reading “Gift of God”

How the Lilies Grow

Consider how the lilies grow: They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory was adorned like one of these. Luke 12:27 Depending on our FatherYour Heavenly Father wants to take care of you. In a world that promotes self-sufficiency and praises stoicism, we find difficulty inContinue reading “How the Lilies Grow”