The Combination

By Alyssa Bormes My whole bag was packed – my swimsuit, the kickboard, a towel, shower flip-flops, and the assorted other stuff that one takes to the gym. Fantastic! This new commitment to [...]

Body Image

By Emily Cavins   Then they told what had happened on the road, and how he was known to them in the breaking of the bread. As they were saying this, Jesus himself stood among them. But they [...]


By Sarah Christmyer   In my experience, there are two things certain about April: taxes and trout season. I’m not sure which I dread more. One, because it falls to me to weed through the [...]

“My Lord and My God!”

By Melanie Rigney   We shake our heads and click our tongues over Thomas and his refusal to believe Jesus lived, despite the witness of the other disciples. Did he really think they were all [...]

Create in Me a Clean Heart

By Kelly Wahlquist          A clean desktop on my iMac makes life seem less stressful and offers a good metaphor for life: Clean your heart, simplify your life! There’s always been [...]


By Deborah Kendrick   “O Happy Day . . . O Happy Day when Jesus washed my sins away. . .” the songwriter was extoling that which we celebrate this very day, the Resurrection of Jesus.  Across [...]