Entries by Debora Buerk

On Wonder & Wisdom

“Wonder is the precondition for all wisdom.”  Christian Wiman, My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer Christian Wiman Eight years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in the challenging years since and completed in the wake of a bone […]

It Is Well With My Soul in English, Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian

Rooted in Christ is a Christian music group from the beautiful Pacific Northwest with Ukrainian roots. However, they profess their true roots in Christ. The group recorded “It Is Well With My Soul” in English, Ukrainian, Russian, and Spanish a year ago. This rendition of a traditional hymn seems especially appropriate with recent current events. The […]