JOURNEYS

God Speaks at 12,000 Feet

On a fall evening in 2011, Marshall, Patricia and I walked at 12,300 feet in the hills above Leadville, Colorado. Its a tortured landscape above this former mining town: hewed ridges, residue slides, broken mine equipment and hills that aren’t actually hills, but mine tailings heaped several stories high. The Read more…

By Reed Summers, ago
JOURNEYS

The Messenger in Tehran

(In 2008, I accompanied the Messenger to Iran. This is part 1 of my recollection of that important journey. Part 2) Heat rose like steam off the streets of Tehran. Every few blocks we came upon a new river: six lanes moving fast and no street lights to slow the Read more…

By Reed Summers, ago
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Witnessing the Revelation

When I was 10 years old I climbed to the top floor of our house because I heard a voice. I went up slowly, pausing to listen. I crawled on hands and knees across the short landing that led to my parents room and pressed my ear against the door. Read more…

By Reed Summers, ago