It's the season of Lent when we reflect on the suffering that Jesus experienced so we can have a relationship with a holy God. Suffering is not something most people freely choose, and yet Jesus chose to suffer out of his love for us.
"All that you have, you leave behind; all that you are, you take with you," said Tom Boyle, one of several InterVarsity leaders speaking with our NCF staff team at our annual meeting in Madison, Wisconsin this week.
Rain is a huge blessing in parched Texas where I live. Water gives life and fruitfulness to God's creation. In the same way, Scripture tells us that people who trust in the Lord will be "like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream" (Jeremiah 17:8 NIV).
How do you maintain your sense of vocation and calling as a nurse or nurse educator? Recently I was asked to speak on this challenging topic at two events hosted by Seattle Pacific University. What a rich experience we had together!