God With Us

This article was originally published with Convivium Magazine. O come, O come, Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel that mourns in lonely exile here until the Son of God appear. Through quiet towns, spoken words and silent thoughts, a single prayer moved through the heart of a nation. Come, Emmanuel. Ransom your captive Israel. Ransom mourning, … Continue reading God With Us

Lament

  The sun blazed down with scorching heat the day I stood at the Wailing Wall. The slight breeze was a God send in the 40-degree weather, and my long layers of clothing felt stifling. I adjusted my scarf, ensuring my neckline was respectfully covered. My friend and I stood close, trying to engage individually … Continue reading Lament