I step out of my shoes, cool tile on the soles of my feet. The gentle flicker of candles, and the silencing of the normal hustle and bustle of the Lower Auditorium let me know that I am in Holy time. The anxiety of five minutes ago seems surreal and absurd. What papers, what services,
Christine, a second-year student, wrote this post as a reflection on the “Faith Inclusion Conference: That All May Worship,” as part of her internship at Salvage Garden. Hang around Salvage Garden’s executive director Melissa Guthrie (MDiv ’11) long enough and you will likely hear her make a statement about how everyone is valuable…including those who are purple.
I went to spring training this past weekend, which is ironic if you know me, because baseball isn’t my sport of choice – I’ve always been more of a football/basketball/literally anything else, kind-of guy. I just never understood baseball I guess– it seemed so boring and monotonous. I used to joke that the only time
Over winter break, I was honored to go on a Christian Pilgrimage with Wake Forest School of Divinity, as part of our multicultural context requirement. For those of you that I’m only beginning to know (or haven’t yet met), understand that traveling to a foreign country is not easy for those of us with a family.
When it comes to financial well-being, many of us automatically think of budgets, reduction of debt, and savings goals. For some of us, these tangible aspects of dealing with money come easily, while for others the details can be daunting. There are many of us, too, who drift somewhere between the two approaches, easily engaging when there is
LaGuardia Airport announced, “All flights are canceled”. John F. Kennedy International Airport announced, “minimal flight activity.” About three weeks ago, I was trapped in New York City during the “Snowmageddon.” Meteorologist estimated the snowstorm would be the biggest since the 1970’s 25-foot record. In anticipation of Snowmageddon, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York
When I went home for Christmas this past year, a friend’s mother asked me, “What’s your elevator pitch?” Since I had no such story prepared, I opened by telling her that I was listening to a Podcast not too long ago and the topic of conversion stories came up. One of the hosts said something