in the in-between.

I have been in denial of late. I have not been able to face the fact that I no longer have a place to be in the world. I left one land at the call of Elohim and moved to another where I have no material guarantee of permanence. I cannot look back and return….

not all those who wander.

all that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost […]. (“The Riddle of Strider”, JRR Tolkien) seven individuals whom God displaced in history: Elijah, Father Avraham, Yosef who became a prototype of Messiah in his suffering, Yiftach, Rabbi Paul and, largely because his murderous temper condemned him to exile in…