Worship Words: 17 October 2021

James and John were ambitious and striving, but maybe your get-up-and-go got up and went without you. Are you in need of a little liturgical help for this week? Maybe just some inspiration to write something new, maybe something you can copy-and-paste…either way, RGBP is here for you! Here are some pieces you are welcome… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Baptized in Tear Gas

I received a free ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. If I could get every white person to read just one thing about the work of anti-racism, particularly related to policing and prison abolition, it would the “Tension” chapter of Elle Dowd’s Baptized in Tear Gas: From White Moderate to Abolitionist.… Read More

Friday Prayer

Divine Love- I heard someone describe themselves as “the exact right amount of the most”. Not extra. Not too much. Not basic. Not in need of quieting or shouting. The exact right amount of the most. May your bi children feel that in their bones this week. May your asexual dear ones find a home… Read More

Friday Prayer

A Psalm in the time of COVID-19 My heart has no joy, O Lord, For it is weighed down with imprecations. I struggle to feel anything but contempt For those who spread lies, who conceal the truth, Who reject the opportunities to help others. I lament the truth of history, Wherein people have been treated… Read More

Friday Prayer

Holy Provider, Sometimes it is not enough to open a window, When a door has been closed. Some of us have experienced too many closed doors-Closed by the forces that oppose the Divine will of LoveClosed by people with racist, patriarchal, colonist, X-phobic tendencies, Closed by people who are complicit with the above, intentionally and… Read More

Worship Words: 5 September 2021

What? Sunday is coming again? Didn’t we just have one? Yes, we who wear the yoke of Christ and pull alongside him find ourselves facing another set of worship services that require our attention, devotion, and inspiration. Maybe you’ve got all that in spades. That’s great! Maybe you’re feeling like a dried out spring. That’s… Read More

Friday Prayer

I breathe, Dropping my shoulders down and relaxing my jaw. I breathe, Rolling my head from side to side and shaking out my joints. I breathe, Tightening and releasing muscles. I breathe, Acknowledging my thoughts and feelings and remembering they don’t define me. I breathe, Leaning back to find support in your everlasting arms. Amen. … Read More

Friday Prayer

Look, I am truly out of nice words and my ability to craft a lovely phrase flew out the window somewhere with my 900th sigh about unvaccinated people and the call for a third funeral in 15 days. I believe that You are here and at work and that I am surrounded by grace and… Read More