Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”– Aesop
Have you ever noticed how elusive joy can be?
Over the past few years, I have been going on an identity journey. This journey has been revelatory in many ways. Very little knowledge about my origins and beginning is known. I know I was born in Korea and was in an orphanage in Incheon by the time I was 21 months old.
"The more our lives are oriented around compassion for others, the happier we become as well," says Steve Carlson, chaplain at Kettering College.
My response to events as global as the coronavirus and as specific as the killing of George Floyd is captured in those words: I would be true.
I love it when I have some family vacations scheduled on the calendar. I have had to cancel two trips for this summer already and that is disappointing. ... So how do we respond?
On a recent Visitor News Live, U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black shared the following advice for this stressful time during the coronavirus pandemic.
“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” [Psalm 119:105, KJV] The potential of this text for triggering the imagination was massive.
Al crecer, siempre creí que mis padres me abandonaron, especialmente mi madre. La mayor de cuatro, a la edad de tres años y medio, mi padre me llevó a la casa de mis abuelos “solo por el día”.
Church leaders should be especially careful, Luttrell believes. “Leaders are put on pedestals and are expected to be perfect and have normative experiences, but if they have struggles like everybody else does—like a porn addiction or divorce—then everyone’s scandalized. They’re expected to keep it silent and not say anything.