Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 God, help me trust in the path You have for me. Help me be of one mind, daily, moment by moment, trusting in the … Continue reading A Prayer For Single-Minded Calm
A friend from seminary wrote an article entitled "What the Church Needs to Know About Gamers" for our school's graduate student journal. It's worth a read. The statistics the writer cites may surprise you--like that two-thirds of adults play video or board games regularly. As I've had the opportunity to visit gaming events and conventions in … Continue reading The Importance of Play — For Adults!
I had the privilege of seeing Won't You Be My Neighbor, the acclaimed, feature documentary on Fred Rogers, this week with my parents. All three of us were in tears at the end of the showing. As I've perused social media this week, I came across a video sharing clips from Mr. Rogers's show--several of … Continue reading Mr. Rogers, Modelling, and The Fight Against Injustice
In elementary school, my teachers taught extensively and candidly on the tragedy and evils of slavery. We learned how European settlers committed genocide against Native American tribes. History was never glossed over. My education also cultivated in me a delight for many cultures. We had guest speakers who had immigrated from countries all over the … Continue reading Reflecting On The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award–And The Humanity Of Memories
God, help us to see where You infuse darkness with righteousness, and where You fill the mundane with purpose. Help us to recognize Your movement through process, and to recognize that in unfinished things, You're not finished creating.