How Can We Stay Calm During Crisis?

My favorite hymn is “Lead, Kindly Light”, because it reminds me how I should react to anxiety. When I sing it, the sentiments are mine. John Henry Newman’s words might have been written by me today, instead of in the nineteenth century. Lead, Kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom; Lead Thou me on! The night is dark, and I am far from home; Lead thou me on! These lyrics imply that in unfamiliar territory, fear often takes over. I know I am vulnerable and need help. My husband and I k...
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