cleansing week 5: spirit of counsel

cleansing Spirit of Counsel Counsel. We use that word a lot. Guidance counselors in school systems. Life counselors in private officers. Legal counsel in legal affairs. In every situation, there is a consultation of some sort and then advice is given. We use correction too. Correctional facilities. Correction pens. Corrective lenses. In every scenario, something …

cleansing week 3: spirit of wisdom

cleansing Spirit of Wisdom Bezalel and Oholiab. Do those two names sound familiar? After the Moses guided the Israelites from Egypt, God commanded Moses to build a tabernacle to receive His Presence and gives Moses explicit instructions (Exodus 25). Depending on the translation, this tabernacle could be referred to as a “sanctuary” or “tent of …

Faith: Hoping & Longing Week 7- I Have a Song

Faith: Hoping & Longing “Birds sing not because they have answers but because they have songs.” ~African Proverb. Without fail, the birds sing many songs to God, every morning. They have no idea where their next meal is coming from, what weather or destructive human interaction they may encounter, yet they still sing. Joining them …

Faith: Hoping & Longing Week 5- Surrender

Faith: Hoping & Longing Today marks 148 days since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and 135 days since I started journaling about this experience. Tonight, as I contemplated my (and peers, professors, other faculty) return to campus for the fall semester, the Holy Spirit gave me something important The only person’s life I should focus …