SHELLY KIM PC '15 Editor, Logos My mom visited me over the past several days. It was a beautiful time. As we talked and caught up on life, I realized that my relationship with my mom looks less like it did when I was 5 and more like that of two sisters or friends. But I … Continue reading No More Than I Already Am
APRIL KOH TD '14 Executive Director http://www.patheos.com/blogs/badcatholic/2012/10/why-no-one-shuts-up.html
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
RICHARD LEE MC ’14 Executive Director, Logos “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buy that field.” –Matthew 13:44, ESV In this perhaps the shortest parable in the entire Gospel, we … Continue reading Treasure Hidden in a Field
RICHARD LEE MC ’14 Executive Director, Logos Have you ever wondered what is "do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus?" As a reflection on Colossians 3:17, here is a poem by George Herbert: Teach me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in anything To do … Continue reading The Elixir
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.
APRIL KOH TD '14 Executive Director, Logos One of my favorite parts of Mass is the "Our Father" prayer. I love reciting a common, divine prayer, once uttered word for word by Jesus himself, with a large congregation. I love the communal pauses and the unified beats in the rhythm of the words. I also … Continue reading Father or Friend: Take Your Pick
APRIL KOH & RICHARD LEE Co-Executive Directors, Logos Welcome to WORD: The Logos Blog! We have deliberately gone from Logos (λόγος), the Biblical, formal, rather complex moniker, to the English and conveniently colloquial WORD for the name of this blog. The decision reflects our desire to create a forum of casual Christian thought--(more or less) … Continue reading Welcome to Word: The Logos Blog