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the point of disconnection

the point of disconnection - Advent Hill Baptist Church*
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There is a kind of aching in a place like this, a failure to maintain our end of an unspoken deal between lowly mortals and that which is holy and divine. Even if one shrugs off organized religion and its myriad of rituals and symbols, even if one denies the existence of a higher power, there is still something compelling about the loss of faith and hope that they represent to those who worship there. An abandoned church is a place of connection that is severed - and even if that is an illusion, it is still a terribly painful one to lose.

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no matter what we tried
so you're a baptist
slipping further and further away
the choir herald
they heard his voice
losing the light
sunset on advent hill