The Church is a-buzz with debate, O God.
We do not know what to call your Son:
is he prophet?
Is he shepherd? … Read More
King of kings,
hear our prayers of thanksgiving.
For your followers around the world,
we give you thanks.
For the deep love your children
have for you, … Read More
Here I am: lost in the wilderness, chasing sheep and rabbit holes, out of touch with my own spirit and being, but here I am — wherever “here” is. Here I am: unsettled and uncertain, overwhelmed by grief and setback, desperate for meaning from burning bushes, but here I am — however “here” might be.… Read More
Holy One, Some of us wait in the fog of Discernment with all the possibilities, all of the pitfalls, and all of our questions. We are seeking the right direction from You, and are not sure that we even know when we will know that we know what we should do. We need your clear… Read More
There’s a lot coming at us these days—families separated at the border; health care under threat; racial profiling everywhere, from lemonade stands to police stops to coffee shops to funerals (funerals!); multiple political maneuverings to keep track of and decide which are important and which are “nothingburgers;” multiple indictments handed down against Russians this past… Read More
I’ve been thinking quite a bit about self-care in recent weeks, but not only because it’s Advent and I could genuinely benefit from a day off. No, it’s been on my mind because of something that will be happening in 2018. In May, I will celebrate 20 years of ordained ministry in the United Church… Read More
In exchange for an honest review, I received a copy of Deliberate Acts of Kindness: A Field Guide to Service as Spiritual Practice by Meredith Gould, a friend of RevGalBlogPals. Pluses: Spiritual depth- The book sincerely covers a breadth of spiritual and religious practices and how service is a component of each of them. The language and telos of… Read More