Elijah is one of the most theatrical and mysterious figures in the Bible.
"I've heard a lot of sermons in the past ten years that make me want to get up and walk out," wrote Garrison Keillor.
I have often thought of tests of faith like ordinary exams, asking me what I already know, making sure I did the required reading.
The conundrum: as rich as we've become, our wealth has not eradicated poverty.
In God's Divine wisdom, perhaps She knows we need reminders to slow down and wait.