What They Think

He put his hands on both of my shoulders, and I felt distinctly uncomfortable. Not only were too many people watching, but I was fairly certain my pastor would have …

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The Seasons Declare

Written by Ruth Cefola and Eliza Rogers I sat in the pew, looking furtively around. I didn’t want to be obvious about my scan for a prayer-partner. I spotted one. …

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Kind Walls

I’ve been reading in Leviticus lately, my mind nearly numb with the requirements for sacrifices and offerings. Every sentence, every command like a wall, preventing what I would term as …

Dear Lord, May We Always Get Caught

She was from the bad part of London, wherever that is, and in the story, she was seeking a new life, away from her family and the dark spiral of …

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Asking Amiss

I crossed the border of Myanmar on a Friday at one o’clock. It was a border run for the last seven days I would be in Thailand. If I crossed …

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Boundless God

Two weeks… just two weeks left.  I faced the days with dread of the end. Not just because Abby would be married and gone, but because decisions loomed beyond the …

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Rebellion in Me

It was my will against every will in the room. They would have chaos, I would have order. They would have silliness, I would have sense. There were twenty of …

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Be Still

It’s the phrase I doodle on my placemat at restaurants, it’s what I write over and again in my journal, and it dangles around my neck as a constant reminder. …

Deer Bacon

They were sitting around the dinner table, talking about the plans for family vacation… “I want to purchase some of the cold food before we get to the house.” Dad …