The Pastoral is Political: How to Change

Content note: the following is my own opinion and reflection and is not written on behalf of the Board of this organization. At our very last group gathering for this organization, in January 2020, we were facing some big changes. Our Executive Director was moving to the next stage in her life and this group,… Read More

The Sacred Pause

“Sacred pause is the locus of liberation…” – Rev. Meredith Crigler The Board of Directors of RevGalBlogPals has decided to take a Sacred Pause from the beginning of Advent 2021 until the beginning of Lent 2022. The Board made this decision by taking stock of their capacity, the realities of the world around them, recent changes… Read More

Tuesday Prayer – Inhaling Peace

Spirit of Sabbath- I start a new season with deep breath of peace. In my exhale, I’m releasing the complicated air of tension. Each inhale inflates my lungs with hope, and every exhale releases the pressures of this day. Gratitude fills my lungs with joy. Worry leaves my inner being as air rushes from my… Read More

RevGalBookPals: A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church (Year W)

Here’s the TL:DR for this review: Buy this book already or put it on a holiday request list now. End of story. (This review is for the Year W book, but I also recommend the Year A resource as well.) While I do read many scholarly books, and I read all the material in the… Read More

Tuesday Prayer – A Balm of Peace

Spirit of Healing- As stress can elevate our emotions, our bodies take the brunt of life’s intense moments. Our stomachs ache. Our heads throb. Our hearts race. And as we say to ourselves “deep breaths” to calm whatever stress plagues us, our minds can’t get out of the way. Thoughts swirl causing all the physiological… Read More