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Manna in the Morning by Jacqueline Jules

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Consider Moses who never reached his destination. His journey was his legacy. The story of Ruth, who famously said, “your people will be my people,” centers on two grief-stricken women supporting each other through hard times. Rachel was buried by the side of the road to offer a loving prayer to all who pass by. Jonathan was a rare soul, content to be remembered as a loyal friend instead of a powerful king. The poems of Manna in the Morning examine biblical figures through the lens of modern times, extracting insights from the lives of people portrayed as more complex than their worst moment or their best. Katherine E. Young, author of Day of the Border Guards, Poet Laureate Emerita, Arlington, VA offered advance praise for Manna in the Morning, saying. “Jules explores contemporary faith with nuance and sensitivity, braiding together the ancient world and twenty-first century. She’s particularly interested in the roles women play in the Biblical texts and brings a lively feminist sensi

Joaquin Miller Poetry Series - Featuring: Kristin Ferragut, Mark Fitzger...

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