People assume that silence and peace can be simply harnessed together, silence as Xanax for the soul. But that's not how deserts work.
Season after Pentecost | 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a; Psalm 42 and 43; (Isaiah 65:1-9; Psalm 22:19-28;) Galatians 3:23-29; Luke 8:26-39
I loved writing Wearing God in part because it allowed me to rove around archives from more or less every century of the Christian past. The biblical images for God that most (American?) churches today largely ignore were decidedly not ignored in earlier eras.