by Katie Lynch
It’s almost a joke between me and my roommates that sometimes I ask a question and don’t really listen for the answer. In busy days or hurried dinners, I’ll ask a quick, “How was your day?” or “What’s new?”, but my mind runs a million miles an hour and a couple seconds later I realize I missed … Read the rest
by Joel Siebentritt
Mark 4: 1-9 (NRSV), The Parable of the Sower: Again he began to teach beside the sea. Such a very large crowd gathered around him that he got into a boat on the sea and sat there, while the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land. He began to teach them many things in parables, … Read the rest
Listening, for Advanced Psychology Students
by Janet Frick
In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice;
in the morning I lay my requests before you
and wait expectantly.
In my developmental psychology classes, students learn about many clever tests that have been developed to test infants’ and children’s emerging understanding of the world. We learn about how babies … Read the rest
by Nevana Martin
Matthew 7:5: You hypocrite! First take the log out of your own eye, and then you will be able to see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.
James and I moved our family back to Athens a little over three years ago. It was a weird time of the year to be house … Read the rest
by Joe Gunby
Matthew 11:28-29: Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
Today marks the beginning of a forty-day journey with Jesus. A … Read the rest
By Steve Williams
1Samuel 4-10: 4
Then the Lord called Samuel. Samuel answered, “Here I am.” 5 And he ran to Eli and said, “Here I am; you called me.”But Eli said, “I did not call; go back and lie down.” So he went and lay down.6 Again the Lord called, “Samuel!” And Samuel got up and went to Eli … Read the rest