Humble awe brings us back to the original reason we chose to be academics in the first place—an amazing God and an amazing world of knowledge.
One end of semester day during my own PhD study years, I went down to my local coffee shop and ordered a latte. The barista took one look at me and said, “An extra shot, then?”
Healing occurs because we are directed to dependence on Christ.
Lent is a time of healing.
On this day, we commemorate the baptism of Jesus. This chronological jump in the church calendar is jarring. Just yesterday—on Epiphany—Jesus was a small child receiving gifts from the magi. Today, he is a grown man beginning his public ministry.