“Mouths wide open—chirping hungry
Waiting for word worms, wisdom water
Crowded nest—all longing for stronger wings”
~ Reba Rambo-McGuire
Each June for the past five years, I have witnessed a miracle…
I watch them each take a deep breath and open the door: big-eyed, excited, books clenched tight. It’s a long trip from almost any town to Alexandria, Indiana. It’s just not on the well traveled road to anywhere; you go there on purpose. Perhaps the longest part of the journey is from insecurity cave to preparation mountain: daring to trust the Voice and ordered steps of Spirit’s wooing. Why? Maybe because the overwhelming hunger for knowledge is finally greater than the nagging fear of rejection.