The Call of the Child | Bruce McKibben

The following is an excerpt from The Call of the Child by Bruce McKibben. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. One day when our daughter was in high school, she was telling me about her frustration with a classmate. This classmate had begun to change […]

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Secret of the Ruby | A.E. Smith

The following is an excerpt from Secret of the Ruby by A.E. Smith. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Balthazar’s Riddle Nikolaus hardly heard what Balthazar said about a riddle. He was thinking about coming all this way and spending so much time, money, and […]

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God is Not a Math Problem: Feasting on the Holy Trinity.

For the past thousand years, friends of God aspiring to the Way of Jesus have traditionally celebrated this first Sunday after Pentecost as “the Feast of the Holy Trinity.” In gatherings from catacombs to cathedrals, potlucks and Eucharists have been shared in honor of this daring revelation, unique among our monotheistic siblings:  That the One […]

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Earth to Earth, Dawn to Dawn: Grace Notes in Loss and Living

Dying, Christ absorbs our death. Rising, Christ restores our life. Christ returns again in glory Ever-New Even now As we gather here. How do we best acknowledge those who have passed on? It’s been just over four months since my mom died to this world of sensation and tangibility. We were finally able to hold her […]

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I Am Sophia | J. F. Alexander

The following is an excerpt from I Am Sophia by J. F. Alexander. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. The lowcontrib stays for the rest of the service and appears to listen intently to Peter’s sermon, which he has titled The Delicate Balance Between God’s […]

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