Monthly Archives: November 2015

Like Clear Shining after Rain

When I saw the first of the lectionary readings for this week, I experienced the same thrill I always do on reading these words. I was first introduced to them when I was 17 years old and had been accepted … Continue reading

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A New Apprentice

[Author’s note: I believe the age of weaning in ancient times was far later than we in modern western nations think—most likely at least five or six years. I have personally known people from eastern countries who continue to nurse … Continue reading

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Yahweh Yireh

Based on 1 Kings 17:8-16 Last night I couldn’t hold it in anymore. I knew Ben* would sleep through anything, but still, I went up to the rooftop, huddled down in a corner by the low wall, where the dead … Continue reading

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For All the Saints

For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to … Continue reading

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