Stormy Weather, Stormy Winds by: Sarah Garza

But the glow from the balloons was not the only show we got to see that night – just as the balloons filled with hot air and warm light, the sky behind us lit up with streaks of bright lightning as dark clouds gathered.

Digging Deep by: Rev. Holly Dittrich

In the quiet, with the sun streaming through the stained glass windows, I stopped. I allowed the heaviness of all I had been carrying to sink into the pew with me. I had no words other than “help,” and “here.”