Though ancient, these words from the prophet Isaiah sound all too familiar to our modern experience: So justice is far from us,
and righteousness does not reach us.
We look for light, but all is darkness;
for brightness, but we walk in deep shadows.
Like the blind we grope along the wall,
feeling our way like people without eyes.
At midday we stumble as if it were twilight;
among the strong, we are like the dead.
We all growl like bears;
we moan mournfully like doves
You’ve probably seen them. Those side-by-side photos paired on social media to signify the open and close of the decade known as the 20-10s. Nostalgia sent me to the archives—scanning through the past ten years of our family’s photos. What a sweet stroll it was. When the decade opened, we were busy with sports, youth group trips, school clubs, and band. Over the course of those busy years, we celebrated high school graduations and college graduations. Come the close of the de