Daniel Klahn (California)
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Jonah prayed, “I went down to the land whose bars closed upon me forever; yet you brought up my life from the Pit, O Lord my God.” - Jonah 2:6 (NRSV)
God told Jonah to deliver a warning to the Ninevites. But the Ninevites were Jonah’s enemies, and the last thing he wanted was to preach God’s message to them. So Jonah ran and hid from God. Not until after he had been cast off a boat and swallowed by a...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.