Mountain

Mountain

At first reading I saw this passage as an idea of putting the followers of God on a pedestal for all to see and be like and that’s why they are coming from far and wide to reach it.  But after reading it again (and again), I feel like it’s more of a...
Wave

Wave

What do college students do on a trip to California in the winter to attend a national Lutheran student gathering? They go to the beach even though it was barely above 60 degrees and the water was even colder. While trying to enjoy the ocean, quite literally I was...
Grass

Grass

We’ve all heard the phrase “the grass is greener on the other side.”  And if we’re honest, this type of thinking fuels most of our world and interactions with each other.  But what if we say: “the grass is greener where you...
Tree

Tree

Late winter in Wisconsin is a dreary time. Everything is frozen, gray, and dead. School is in Hard Mode™. Applications for the following autumn are already due. How are we supposed to see the glory of God when everything in the world is so, well, *blegh*? How are we...
Flower

Flower

“Consider the lilies,” begins the passage. Indeed! Let’s consider the lilies. It’s no secret that Lent is a time of study and discipline. What an opportunity! Given the hectic pace of campus life and American culture in general, I would argue that the moments one is...