Prayer in Time of Plague

By Drew Nathaniel Keane The degree of physical adversity and suffering that was commonplace for our ancestors defies our imagination. We live on the other side of advances in technology and medicine that wou... Read More...

The Illusion of “The Present Moment”

By Ronald A. Wells This essay is a reflection on what some have called “the sacrament of the present moment.” It is in two parts, from experiences a decade apart. It is written by a historian, not a theologi... Read More...

COVID Taught Me How to Get Married

By Ben Christenson For the wisdom of the world is foolishness in God’s sight. —1 Corinthians 3:19 I got married last year at 22. In retrospect, I see that my approach to our pre-COVID wedding was something along the lines of, “My wedding is a chance to see ... Read More...

A Time of Plague

Part Three in a series of Lenten meditations. By David Ney Let me fall into the hands of the LORD, for his mercy is very great. — 1 Chronicles 21:13 Where are we? We are here. Here is a time of scatterin... Read More...

We Will Remember Them

By Rosemary Kew In the small English town of Oundle, where my mother spent 35 of her last years, daffodils were planted in 1919 in memory of the men who never came home after the Great War. Those daffodils have been there for over a century now, and how the... Read More...

The 2020 Toilet Paper Roll Ornament

By Abigail Woolley Cutter When I first saw the toilet paper ornament for sale, I smirked. I immediately thought of the nationwide “toilet paper scare” in March and the scattered shortages in hard-hit areas s... Read More...

The Caroline Divines and COVID-19

By Christopher D. Jones COVID-19 poses unique practical and moral challenges, as it affects the respiratory, circulatory, and neurological systems, and causes harm to vulnerable populations and the general p... Read More...