Peace, Which Transcends All Understanding, Including a Yalie’s

APRIL KOH TD '14 Executive Director, Logos We hear it a lot in the Christian community: "Lord, give us Your peace, which transcends all understanding." It's almost become cliché -- like, whenever we say "peace," we have to tack on that verse from Philippians 4:7: "And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will … Continue reading Peace, Which Transcends All Understanding, Including a Yalie’s

I first saw it in the gnats.

So I first saw it in the gnats: how vulnerable we are here, at Yale, to the smallest exposures of our weaknesses--of our rotting selves. When we relax our vigilance even just slightly, there appears a gnat, and another gnat, and another gnat, and another! until there is some serious gnat-terminating to do. Slip into the habit of a particular sin, and social pressures and the culture at Yale will tempt and feed it, much more speedily than the haven of your parents' home will.