Our Identity: Rooted in Gratitude

Our Identity: Rooted in Gratitude

Psalm 116:12, 17 “What shall I return to the Lord     for all his bounty to me? … I will offer to you a thanksgiving sacrifice     and call on the name of the Lord.” (Ps. 116:12, 17) The American holiday of Thanksgiving is a wonderful reminder of the importance of...

The Beauty Beyond the Fall

Psalm 90:10 The days of our life are seventy years,     or perhaps eighty, if we are strong; even then their span is only toil and trouble;     they are soon gone, and we fly away. This October marks ten years since I lost one of my good college friends who died...
Returning to the Garden

Returning to the Garden

For most Americans, the month of September marks a turning point where the fall season is in clear sight – leaves slowly begin turning colors, the morning air has a subtle unmistakable crispness, and social media fills with friends’ shameless promotions of pumpkin...
Hungry for Reality

Hungry for Reality

At my last haircut, the stylist relayed her excitement from her family’s recent experience of using a virtual reality (VR) headset. Now first, for any fellow elder Millennials out there (i.e., those older than their twenties) who feel out of touch with the times, a VR...