Desolation and Emptiness

Denise Frank

But pelican and hedgehog will possess it, and owl and raven will dwell in it; And He will stretch over it the line of desolation and the plumb line of emptiness. ~Isaiah 34:11 According to, chaos means “a state of utter confusion or disorder; a total lack of organization or order.” Many of our…

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Tsunami Named Chaos

Tina Kachmar

Chaos: A state of complete disorder or confusion. The first stage of creation where, having brought something out of nothing, God had not yet brought order to the universe. This primeval chaos, often symbolized by surging waters, threatens to disrupt God’s order at any time. God sometimes allows a return to chaos as judgment. (Bible Gateway)…

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Crafting My Own Chaos

Laura Rodgers

If you have watched TV in the last eight years, you’ve undoubtedly seen Allstate’s Mayhem commercials. It starts out benign enough. The actor sets up the scene, giving verbal cues to what is happening and what is about to happen. It never ends well and the tagline is “get better protected from Mayhem… Are you…

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Prescription for Peace

Diane Tarantini

Our nest is nearly empty. Because our only son, the youngest of our brood, graduates high school on Saturday. Am I sad, nostalgic? I’m not sure. Right now I’m too busy to sort out my feelings. I like to think it’s not me, it’s the month. For years, the month of May has been crazy…

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