Saturday Prayer – Yellow Leaf

I’m looking for you. I’m looking for you in the rants of the Twitter feed, in the pumpkin-spice flavors of the Facebook page, in the adrenaline boosting headlines of the news at the top of the hour.  But you are not there. I’m looking for you. I’m looking for you in this list of the… Read More

Friday Festival: Reforming Our Lives

There’s a spirit of renewal in the air for our bloggers.  Some of it is chosen, and other parts are forced.  Some is welcome, other things much less so.  Near the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, our writers are finding all kinds of other reformations in their own lives. Rebecca at Desert Sojourn is… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Grace for Amateurs

I’ve got to start this post with three confessions. First, Lily Burana, the author of today’s book, is one of my all-time-favorite-authors, and I have a total girl-crush on her. Her first book Strip City: A Stripper’s Farewell Journey Across America is in my top ten list of books that have impacted my life and ministry… Read More

Thursday Prayer: Tarore of Waharoa

Today in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia we remember and give thanks for the life of Tarore of Waharoa, a 12-year-old Māori girl who died in 1836. This information about her life is by Archbishop Sir David Moxon. Tarore was the daughter of the Maori chief Ngakuku. She studied at the… Read More

Revised Common Lectionary: Money Edition

The Revised Common Lectionary continues to bring us complicated teachings of Jesus from the Gospel of Matthew. In an attempt to catch Jesus teaching against the government, the Pharisees ask him about paying taxes. Is it lawful or not? Jesus says to give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and give to God the things… Read More