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Steven Rodriguez



by Steven Rodriguez When standing in the shampoo aisle, assaulted by the smell of imitation fruit basket upset I crave the lack of choice of a god who might determine my freedom. I do not put a figurine above the…

A Pow’r Not Theirs to Give

Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. John would have prevented him, saying, ‘I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?’ But Jesus answered him, ‘Let it…


by Steven Rodriguez I came into the sanctuary in the tissue paper silence of Sunday morning the echoes of the coming congregation already charging the walls a sweatered kid down a playground slide. I came to prepare the table but…