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Hushed Silence

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As I made my way up the hill, the crowd pushed in on me from every side. The mood was frantic. Everyone, it seemed, was talking about what had happened in the past week. John the Baptiser was dead. Murdered. And now we were without a teacher. And so here we were, looking for the one he had spoken about…… Read more »

Retreat

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The terrible news spread like wildfire.  John the Baptist was dead.  Murdered. A shining light had been violently snuffed out, leaving many people without a teacher. The crowd didn’t know what to do, but they knew who to turn to. If only they could find him. Just days before, the disciples of Jesus had returned from their very first mission… Read more »