Why Not Become All Flame? | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share another guest reflection with you today from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski, following up on her Love You Two Pennies and Troubling the Waters. Here she places us in Moses’ sandals just at the moment he removes them to stand before the Holy, lighting up his ordinary awareness. She […]

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The Eye of God | Marilyn Huntman Giese

The following is an excerpt from The Eye of God by Marilyn Huntman Giese. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Early in the morning, Andrew went ahead of me to the place Philip named. I was glad for time alone to calm the edginess I […]

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Troubling the Waters: The Revolutionary Power of Creative Love | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share another guest reflection with you today, from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski. Here she meditates on the often-misunderstood teaching of Jesus to ‘turn the other cheek’ — is there a way to love even our enemies while not negating our own dignity? If you’d like to hear more from […]

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Love You Two Pennies: Open Doors and the Heart’s True Feeding | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share a guest reflection with you today, from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski. Here she meditates on the seemingly-faceless roles that widows play in key episodes of the lives of Elijah and Jesus — and how we might hear these women speaking boldly and clearly on their own terms: of […]

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The Bad Place | J. Webb Mealy

The following is an excerpt from The Bad Place by J. Webb Mealy. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. The Bad Place: Where the Worm Doesn’t Die It’s better for you to go into the Kingdom of God with one eye, than to have two eyes, […]

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