Facing Uncertainty: Holy Week and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Jesus alone in the gardenArtwork by Nebiyu Assefa The season of Lent, Holy Week and Easter are the most holy days on the Christian calendar. However, the coronavirus pandemic took center stage and distracted many of us – and rightly so. Many of us have never faced a pandemic or the shut down everything. No work. No school. No dining out. No congregating, and no church. These are indeed … [Read more...]

Spiritual Medicine for Mom Guilt

John 9:3 (NRSV), Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him.” It’s my belief that as soon as a baby is born, the mother is hit with a heavy dose of mom guilt. Mom guilt is the belief that everything negative that happens to your child and in your child’s life is because of something you’ve done wrong. Mom guilt … [Read more...]