Wednesday Prayer

God, on this day in the middle of the week It becomes clear that You are “both/and” Both merciful and just Both leading and at the same time granting free will Both the ground of our very being and transcendent over all In a time that can seem very complex Help us to know that… Read More

Friday Prayer: Lamenting and Confessing

This week I was fortunate to be present for the A.C.T. Now! Anti-Racism Rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC. This prayer was born from my experience. When we do not see in one another the Imago Dei, we “other” them. May all who are Called be change agents for reconciliation and peace. Oh… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Hope for a Tree Edition

We are in the middle of the Book of Job now. Job 14:7-15 and Job 19:23-27 Here is the overview post on this summer series by Revgals Mary Austin and Liz Crumlish. There are also great resources at Working Preacher. Job’s lament is turning toward hope. And after the week we’ve had in the US,… Read More

Wednesday Festival: writing about the Pulse shooting in Orlando

RevGals and Pals are praying and writing about the mass-shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando on Sunday.  It was Latin night at the gay club, in Pride month.  Fifty people are dead. The Orlando Sentinel has profiles of the 49 people who were shot. If you are wondering how to preach in the aftermath of… Read More