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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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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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Conversations with Silence | Sally Longley

The following is an excerpt from Conversations with Silence by Sally Longley. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. The Eloquence of Shadows To make light is to make shadow; one cannot exist without the other. To own one’s own shadow is to reach a holy […]

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Trinitarian Formation | J. Chase Davis

The following is an excerpt from Trinitarian Formation by J. Chase Davis. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. CHANGE IS INEVITABLE. I would prefer this not to be true. I would prefer to capture the moments in life when I am happy. When I am […]

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Posting Peace | Douglas Bursch

The following is an excerpt from Posting Peace by Douglas Bursch. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. I anxiously pause and read, then pause and read again, carefully trying to parse the verbiage, analyze the tone, determine the intent, decipher the meaning, and find a […]

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