Monthly Archives: March 2020

Coming Alongside People from a Distance in a Pandemic

What forms can comfort take in a time of social distancing? Whatever form it takes, comfort is something everyone needs.

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The Okay-ness of Not Being Productive in a Pandemic

You may be feeling overwhelmed by all you’re getting done during this pandemic. You may be feeling overwhelmed because you’re not getting anything done during this pandemic. Either way, here you go:

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Anxiety Dreams and God’s Presence in a Pandemic

I haven’t had anxiety dreams or trouble sleeping through the night in months. This past week I’ve had both. With regularity. How about you? Jesus said he’s with you always, even in anxious times. Let’s talk about this for a … Continue reading

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A Courtroom Tour: how judges and courthouse staff are getting the work done

Here’s a tour of my courtroom, along with a short talk on how judges and courthouse staff are getting the work done:

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Different, Maybe Better, Maybe Not, in a Pandemic

Does anything look normal any longer? Will normal look the same when the pandemic passes? Let’s talk about how things are right now:

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Alone Time in a Pandemic

I’m the only one working on my entire floor at the courthouse. Here’s what that looks like, plus some encouragement for those who miss having people around.

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Giving Up Control and Learning to Trust in a Pandemic

While running this morning, my wife and I talked about uncertainty and the inability to plan during this pandemic. That made me think about God’s words on being the same yet making things new:

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Monday in a Pandemic (including skipping breakfast!)

Mondays can be hard, but skipping breakfast? During a pandemic?! Come on!

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Sunday Blessings in a Time of Pandemic

A few thoughts on Sunday church services, helping others, and looking for blessings.

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Routine in a Pandemic

For me, there’s comfort in routine. Coffee, books and my couch are all here for me.

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