The “new normal” isn’t all that different from trials we’ve faced before. We all have a choice. Grumble and growl over the way things are. Or look for the good and the humorous aspects of life.
“Despite enduring dehumanizing battles and barriers, they fought back to become the strong shoulders on which I and others stand. During Black History Month, I honor these heroes with amazement and gratitude.
“Truly, we have to peel back the facade of our traditions and see what’s underneath, just as the little people are doing. Our season of Advent should be a lifelong search, not a monthlong observance.
Today is Veterans Day. We honor the men and women of our armed forces and their brave service to our nation and nations around the world.
“God’s Word has forged and formed me.”
By Greg Stier, author of the book Unlikely Fighter
There are a handful of books that have shaped my life. First and foremost, of course, is the Bible.
“I consider writing to be my opportunity to minister to and build community with others.
“Love is a powerful emotion that can be used against us if we allow another person to lie, deceive, and betray us.”
An interview with DiAnn Mills, author of the book Trace of Doubt.
“Don’t listen to any names other than the ones God calls you.”
By Aubrey Sampson, author of the book Known
God is the only being whose speech cannot be separated from his acts.
This gospel isn’t a hard sell, and it isn’t a list of all we “ought to do”. The gospel as God’s dream ignites people’s imaginations and invites them to pay attention to God’s work in the world.