“Lift up your hearts,” the soft voice said.
“We lift them up—” Julia replied.
“We lift them up to the Lord,” said a mass of voices surrounding her.
Being in the presence of such a powerful echo overwhelmed Julia. She gasped, covered her mouth, as her eyes darted from point to point in the chapel. Before the manifestations could continue, she was out the door and ran without pause until she tripped on a root.
“Fuck,” Julia said after spitting out a bunch of dirt.
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