Why I Give to RevGalBlogPals: We need one another!

Before I went to seminary, I stumbled onto some clergywomen’s blogs. I did not know any women clergy personally because I was from a more conservative tradition. I would read their stories and wish I could serve in a congregation, too. I lived vicariously through their sermons and their discussions. It was inspiring! The possibilities… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: Short-Term Memory

We are the dead; short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields. from In Flanders Fields by John McCrae Sunday, November 11, 2018 was the one-hundredth anniversary of Armistice Day, the end of World War One in Europe. The festivities have been… Read More

Friday Prayer: Walking in the Night

Maybe your week, your month, your decade has felt oppressive and grim. Maybe you are overcome with anger at the continued unjust treatment of racial, cultural and sexual minorities. Or maybe you are facing what feel like insurmountable tasks and responsibilities.  This prayer was birthed out of my own need to look to the Light… Read More