Journal

Teatime with Jesus

Teatime with Jesus

A little over three years ago, my life got pulled out from under my feet.  I experienced one loss after another, starting with the sudden death of my father.  One sweet friend asked a few months into this winter season of life how I wasn’t cowering in a corner from...
Create Among Creation

Create Among Creation

by Krista Cocozello It is written, “in the beginning, God created.” (Gen. 1.1)  It is the first thing we learn about Him.  It is no wonder then that we, made in God’s image, also have the desire to create.  Creative outlets look different for everyone.  For some, it...
“Space For God”

“Space For God”

Throughout the fall of 2020, we are offering weekly opportunities to make “space for God” at the start of our day.  If you would like to join us on Tuesday mornings from 8:30-9:00 AM (ET), you can register HERE.  On this page, we will be sharing the...
SOUNDINGS: “God in the Perfect Storm”

SOUNDINGS: “God in the Perfect Storm”

DOWNLOAD THIS REFLECTION >> And when Jesus got into the boat, his disciples followed him. And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but he was asleep. And they went and woke him, saying, “Save us, Lord; we...
Apart But All Together

Apart But All Together

I experienced the passage of time through a wide variety of tempos these last six months.  March was Allegretto – “moderately fast”.  April through June was Adagio – “slowly with great expression”.  July through August was Andante – at a walking pace.  And now we’re...
“Christian Discipleship & The 2020 Election”

“Christian Discipleship & The 2020 Election”

This election cycle is already generating anxiety, fear, and increasing polarization across our country and in our churches.  We want to respond with a call to faithfulness, confidence, and love rooted in our security in Jesus’ love for us.  We hope you will...
Why I Chose to March

Why I Chose to March

This past Friday– August 28, 2020– I joined some friends on the Walk the Walk 2020 march from Alexandria VA to Washington DC, ‘a faith pilgrimage of racial reckoning, resolve and love’ on the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s ‘March on Washington’ and the 65th...
Fall 2020: “Anchors in the Storm”

Fall 2020: “Anchors in the Storm”

Friends, it’s already been an intense year– severe storms of a pandemic and America’s racial reckoning have kicked up and are not done yet.  And here comes our election season, and this storm will be very intense for the next couple of months while the other two keep...
Being “Honest to God”

Being “Honest to God”

Recently, in a sermon at The Falls Church Anglican, I finally got the chance to spend some time unpacking quite a few years of thoughts about praying what we’re actually feeling versus what we think we should be feeling.  This is an intense time in our country and in...
A Prayer Update from a Pastor in Nepal

A Prayer Update from a Pastor in Nepal

The coronavirus pandemic continues to cause major disruptions across the globe, and today we want to ask you to remember our brothers and sisters in Christ living in Nepal– one of Coracle’s core mission partners– where the pandemic has generated a saddening...