Rise!

by Liz Goodyear-Jones 2 Kings 2:1-2,6-14 “Where is the Lord, the God of Elijah?” It’s a question on many, many lips in these days. Where IS the Lord in all this? Guns, babies, women, immigrants, children, men: where in the world is the Lord, the God of Elijah? Our cry is a cry from our …

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Summer Lights

The sound of your thunder was in the whirlwind;your lightnings lit up the world… -Psalm 77:18 The commonplaces of our childhood still shimmer freshly in memory: the ozone tang borne on the wind, petrichor of a prairie thunderstorm boiling up on the horizon,  coral, vermilion, lavender backdrop alabaster clouds blooming like smoke, heat lightnings dazzling, …

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Open Entry

By: Emily Meeks  Making sure a door is locked at nighttime has been my practice since I can remember. When I was younger, it was the last thing that my father would do before coming upstairs – sliding the chain at the front door and turning the key to the deadbolt on the back. I …

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