Thursday, June 4 2020 - 3:26 PM

Corona Diaries

We’ve received short articles and stories from writers all over North America about how the Corona virus is impacting their lives and routines.

A Proverb of Admonition

(The COVID-19 Pandemic, and racial strife) Shine! All you who call on the name of Jesus, Shine as you’ve never shined before! Let all those …

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Graduating During COVID-19

After experiencing three graduations—high school, baccalaureate and master’s degrees— I’m going to date myself, as this year will be my 50th high school class reunion. …

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Where’s the Beef?

Decades ago, a spry senior citizen wisecracked, “Where’s the Beef?!” in a Wendy’s commercial and the catchphrase caught fire. Now with COVID-19 rampaging through meat …

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Coping in Chaos

Grabbing a cart, I made my way through the crowded aisles. I aimlessly strolled through the store, choosing fresh produce and items on my grocery …

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Leaning Into Faith

I’m not afraid of dying. I just don’t want to run out of toilet paper. It seems absurd to read it that way, but that …

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I Don’t Want to Forget

Opening up America again is looming on the horizon. Many states already have implemented stages in which people get back to work, and people everywhere …

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Waiting

When my husband finished seminary in 2006, I was pregnant with boy number four and looking forward to doing ministry in a church. I was …

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Food Survival in Hard Times

During the time of any major catastrophe or natural disaster, figuring out food becomes challenging. Most urban folks depend on supermarkets to supply needs. Facing …

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After the Virus

Will I remember with fondness the days I woke up side by side with my husband, both of us staggering to the kitchen? Him making …

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It’s About Time

Family dinnertime in our home has become a sacred ritual. I’ve always enjoyed cooking and feeding my family. These days when there is less to …

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