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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

We Christians know Genesis 1:1, that famous poetic flourish that informs us of God’s inexhaustible creativity: In the beginning God. Yes, out of the long primordial silence and the deep void came an eruption of life, from the darkness an explosion of radiant incandescence. “Let there be light” crackled through the cosmos, and at the

The Wisdom of Holy Lament

The Wisdom of Holy Lament

My God, My God, why have you forsaken Me? — Psalm 22:1 One of my friends was in crisis. He was walking through the valley of the shadow. A small group of friends gathered and yielded the floor to him. We were in no hurry. Tears began to stream down his face. “This has easily

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