Thursday Prayer

God of unexpected circumstances (is there any other kind, really?), you must roll your eyes as you watch us thinking we are in control, making plans as though they were ours to make, being afraid as though we had not heard your promise. And yet you don’t give up on us, you join us for… Read More

Friday Festival: The Journey

We often refer to Lent as a journey. Today I’m interested in what our bloggers are saying about some of the twists and turns, the stops and detours, along that journey. Katherine Doyle, writing at Just Katherine, tells of a powerful Good Samaritan experience by a member of her family. Joanna, writing at Spacious Faith,… Read More

Friday Festival: A Week like No Other

There’s been a lot for our bloggers to reflect on in the past week: the inauguration of Donald Trump, the Women’s March, the barrage of executive orders; accusations of manipulated numbers and alternate facts. Let’s take a quick tour of some thoughts about the week’s events and some ways to keep perspective in a chaotic… Read More

Friday Festival: Wise Women Think about Epiphany

Back when I was sending out Christmas cards (meaning: before I entered the ministry), I would often choose an image of the Wise Men for the cover of my card. There was something about the idea of people leaving everything familiar to travel toward something unknown, having only a distant star to guide them, that… Read More

Friday Festival: Singing, Praying, Pondering

There are a lot of moving parts in the lives of RevGals this week. All Saints Day was officially earlier this week, but for most will be celebrated in worship this coming Sunday. Those in the United States have a polarized and polarizing election campaign, with all its negativity swirling in the air. For many,… Read More