From Morning to Night

From Morning to Night by Becky Gonzalez Hosanna-filled shouts from the crowd start the day, “O Lord, save us.” The same crowds that witnessed the dead being raised. Signs and wonders, palm branches and a donkey colt. Prophecy fulfilled, and glimpses of glory. Then prediction of a crucifixion. “The time has come.” The storm-tossed soulContinue reading “From Morning to Night”

Sweet Anticipation

Sweet Anticipation by Laura Birnie The sun is much brighter than it has been these past few months, a promise of more warmth to come. The snow is slowly melting away, watering the soil. I run my fingers down the branch of a shrub and feel the new buds formed and ready to open inContinue reading “Sweet Anticipation”

A Garden of Words

A Garden of Words by Ashlyn McKayla Ohm Was the news scary, you ask? Well, of course it was, and how could it not be? I am a grower of ideas, after all. Long before I had heard of publishing models and three-act structure, long before I could know that books were written instead ofContinue reading “A Garden of Words”

Psalm 19

Psalm 19 by Carolyn Miller Loneliness is not bad until you’re made aware of it. Glory? What’s glory? The heavens declare God’s pleasure in what He’s made. Do you feel it when you stare alone, cold on the balcony? Magnificence pulling your breath out of your chest in cold smearable colors . desires to flyContinue reading “Psalm 19”

Love Breaks Through

Love Breaks Through by Shemaiah Gonzalez The dark earth cracked with small specks of ice even though it had not rained in days. In ravines and ruts, where the last rain had pooled, sheets of ice were left shard, like broken mirrors strewn across the Surrey landscape. It was upon these paths I spent myContinue reading “Love Breaks Through”

Now Found

Now Found by Lisa Anne Tindal The noisy celebration at “Aunt Boo’s” was interrupted by the arrival my baby sister. Seven years younger, our life’s trajectories vastly different and our starts in life I suppose vary in both perspectives and experiences. Her hair is long, she’s got a leaner body, an easy elegance in herContinue reading “Now Found”

Goodness Still Grows

Goodness Still Grows by Diana Gruver That spring, I desperately wanted a baby, but I planted tomatoes instead. We were midway through our infertility journey at the time, sorting through our grief over something we’d never actually possessed. Little did I know that in just over a year, I’d find out I was pregnant. WeContinue reading “Goodness Still Grows”

Two Poems

Two Poems by Elizabeth Hudgens justice rendered the image i carry perhaps skewed by my western mind sees You as Judge robed sitting high and distant disgusted looking down with gavel raised ready to hammer home a ruling declaring every way i have fallen short in rebellious rigor but this vision itself lands far southContinue reading “Two Poems”