What is one passage you’re meditating on as you navigate midterm papers/exams? Taken from Cornerstone Magazine, Brown University and RISD's Christian Literary Arts Magazine, part of a "student-led movement of Christian journals on college campuses" called the Augustine Collective
He stood up for the minorities; he walked alongside those who were hurt; he marched with the oppressed. He was betrayed and in the end, the very people he trusted most crucified him. But here is where you and I can find strength and power.
Yet, He is not like us. If we walk away, He will follow us and overcome us with His jealous love. And to resist His love is futile.
These otherworldly sensations guide us to notions of supernal existence and eternity, providing us with a firm foundation on which we are able to set our faith.
God is not satisfied with silence in the face of tragedy, hatred, and evil. Too often, silence in the face of injustice is equivalent to passive acceptance.
If only we could weigh our options, we think, and have some kind of assurance, concrete and tangible, that the path we choose is actually the better of the two.
When we communicate with one another, we wish by nature to do so in a manner that is not subject to distortion.
"Paul did not use the privileges of his apostolic office or appeal to his spiritual, ethnic privileges, even when it would have made his life easier."
"Matthew 4:18-20 is more than just another display of Jesus's (naturally) perfect play on words. It puts me in the moment - dehydrated and dirty, hopelessly waiting for fish that never come..."
"I wonder if a relationship with God can truly flourish under a schedule. Wake up, pray, have breakfast, pray, go to class, pray while walking, have lunch, pray... It is almost comical..."