Friday Festival: Standing in the Need of Prayer

Feeling my own need for prayer, today for the Friday Festival I scoured the words of our RevGalBlogPals’ blogging community for Spirit-full reflections that echoed and uplifted my spirit. With deep gratitude for their poetry and insight, these are the words of Beth Richardson, Teri McDowell Ott, Scoop, Liz, Charlene Hinckley, Julia Seymour, and Diana Trautwein.… Read More

Friday Festivals: Saints and Others

Friday Festival – March 17, 2017 On St. Patrick’s Day, our bloggers are finding all kinds of saintly behavior – and some sins. At yoga class, Lindsay Hardin Freeman encounters an image of the Samaritan woman who stands up to Jesus, and gets a glimpse of her past and possibly future selves in a feisty… 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: Our Stories

At Tales from the Great Adventure, Blog Pal Derek asks a great question for reflecting on our own lives and for reading one another’s reflections on their lives: “Our lives tell a story; they are a body of work. What story is it that you tell, simply by living?” Mary Beth of Terrapin Station writes… Read More

Friday Festival: Desires

February is the month of longing. In a long winter, we long for sunshine.  In unusual political times, we long for clarity.  Valentine’s Day can leave us longing for love, companionship, or just a really fantastic cupcake.  If we raced straight from Advent to preparations for Lent, we long for quiet, and a moment to… Read More

Friday Festival: Storytelling

The annual RevGalBlogPals’ Big Event (BE 10) has just concluded, with this year’s program on storytelling led by Casey FitzGerald. Sidebar: If you’re a member of RevGalBlogPals and you’ve not yet attended a BE, make a note somewhere on your Summer 2017 calendar with this reminder to yourself: “Register for BE 11!” and plan to attend… Read More