Journal

Author: Danny Nasry

The Beauty of Faith in the Desert

The Beauty of Faith in the Desert

“It is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”Galatians 2:20 “A man prayed, and at first he thought that prayer was talking.  But...
The Roots of Our Gratitude

The Roots of Our Gratitude

For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.—Zephaniah 3:17“We must understand that God does not ‘love’ us without...
Proverbs 8 & The Wisdom of Play

Proverbs 8 & The Wisdom of Play

In this “Space for God” devotional, Danny Nasry (Coracle Community Minister) guides us through Proverbs 8, the iconic depiction of “Lady Wisdom” and helps us step into God’s invitation to “unselfconscious delight,” or play. If...
The Spiritual Dimension of Creation Care

The Spiritual Dimension of Creation Care

“No matter how urban our life, our bodies live by farming; we come from the earth and return to it, and so we live in agriculture as we live in flesh.” – Wendell Berry (The Art of the Commonplace) One of the most important questions a professor asked me in...
The Stranger Within/Without

The Stranger Within/Without

In this “Space for God” devotional, Danny Nasry (Coracle Community Minister) guides us through an opportunity to connect with our inherent human weakness as an invitation to worship and prayer.  He interacts with some well-known passages from scripture and...
The Image of God & Down Syndrome

The Image of God & Down Syndrome

In this “Simple Soundings” Devotional, Danny Nasry (Coracle Community Minister) shares a variety of ways Christians have interpreted “the image of God” and how these different conceptions might be reshaped if we used the lives of those with...
Simple Soundings: “The Unburnt Bush”

Simple Soundings: “The Unburnt Bush”

In this Simple Soundings devotional, Danny Nasry (Coracle Community Minister), leads us through an imaginative reflection on Exodus 3– the story of Moses and the unburnt bush.  Drawing upon the Eastern Orthodox tradition, he shares how this iconic story invites us to...