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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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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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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Flat Earths and Fake Footnotes | Derrick Peterson

The following is an excerpt from Flat Earths and Fake Footnotes by Derrick Peterson. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Excerpt taken from Chapter 4 – What the Bulldog Saw Apes and Angels The year was 1860. On a hot summer’s day in June, amidst […]

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