“I can’t breathe.”
Those were the last words George Floyd spoke before he was crushed to death by a Minneapolis police officer.
The city of Minneapolis burns this week. Literal flames consume a local store while rage engulfs the community and breaks out in wildfires of violence and vandalism.
What is God doing? That is the most important question that a disciple of Jesus can ask. How do we know what God is doing in a world that seems out of control?
We live in an acute moment of radical change. Whatever we considered “normal” is gone. We don’t know what’s coming. This is called liminal space.
This video offers A Cartoonist’s Guide to embracing liminal space. What is it? How do we live into it? Where is the good news in it?
How do we process anxiety, depression, and grief. These are real questions amidst a COVID-19 pandemic. The only way out is to walk through it. And God will walk with us.
In your fear, anxiety, and grief today, may you cling to the promise of resurrection life.
The COVID-19 pandemic might seem like the end of the world. For some it is. How do we deal with this? Jesus gives us some clues in Mark 13 and the coming of the end of the Temple in Jerusalem.