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 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 ~A Week’s Reading Journeys

Friday the 13th?! What are we up to?  Here are seven posts for the next seven days! While interfaith relationships have been an interest of mine since my middle school days, they have recently become a matter of some personal urgency. Jan in achurchforstarving artists suggests a book on Interfaith Leadership from Eboo Patel, and… Read More

Friday Festival: In the Wee Small Hours

Still Friday for some of us, already Saturday for others. Around the world, RevGalBlogPals write and read and blog and work at all hours — within our own timezones and ’round the clock collectively. Today’s Friday Festival is a collection of the sorts of thoughts that keep us up at night, distract us at dawn’s… Read More

Meet-n-Greet: new friends for everyone!

Last week I was at the Big Event with 48 of my closest friends…most of whom I met through this amazing blog network. Some are people I met for the first time when I went on BE3, though it felt like I knew them because we’d been reading each others’ blogs for years. (that’s why… Read More

A Meet-n-Greet for the best month of the year

It’s October! I love October. In addition to being my birthday (that’s right, I observe my birthday for the entire month, because I love it so much), it’s also clearly the best weather we are likely to have in my area. Cool mornings, low humidity, sunny afternoons, breezy, colors changing, gorgeous sunsets…there’s no other month… Read More