Journal

Category: Vocation

The Beauty of Reflection

The Beauty of Reflection

Are you looking for community or for ways to make space for reflection on God’s movement in your life? Consider joining us for The Deeper Journey! The Deeper Journey is a monthly, virtual gathering space for us to come together from wherever we are. We meet on the...
SOUNDINGS: “God’s Kingdom at (Your) Work”

SOUNDINGS: “God’s Kingdom at (Your) Work”

“There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: ‘Mine!'” – Abraham Kuyper, “Severe Sovereignty” In many workplaces identifying yourself as a “Christian” changes...
Education in a Time of Coronavirus

Education in a Time of Coronavirus

On Thursday, April 2, we invited educators (and friends) Laura Mastroianni and Erica Reiter to share some creative approaches to “learning from home” for those of us who are still navigating the disruptions that school closures and remote work have caused...
Eucharist Song

Eucharist Song

Poem and Reflection by Julie Harrison Eastwood Coracle Fellow, Class of 2019 Eucharist Song Prepare the fields lay them open and ready to receive graft and seed to be baptized with rain with tears as we wait in the hospitable silence Sing with the fields greening in...
SOUNDINGS – Our Work, God’s Work

SOUNDINGS – Our Work, God’s Work

Happy Labor Day weekend, friends!  Some years ago, I wrote this for the Washington Post, and I hope that in reading it for the first time or re-reading it, you’ll be reminded deeply and again that your work is one of the main ways God does his work in the world. Take...
Your Work is God’s Work

Your Work is God’s Work

Years ago, when I was speaking at a men’s retreat in Philadelphia, I got into a conversation with Jerry. Jerry owned and ran a car dealership. It sounded like a great work environment that was pastoral and love-filled. He said that the business had allowed him a lot...

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