Ordiversary Party—June!

Today’s party is kicked off by the ever-fabulous Stephanie Anthony, a longtime RevGal who knows how to get a party started! I was one of the rare ones in my seminary class who came straight to seminary from my undergrad education, but it wasn’t something I had been planning for very long. A biology major… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: On Earth as it is in Heaven

After reading the kin-dom stories found in this week’s text around 7 times this morning I can’t help but wonder if Jesus is expounding on the “on earth as it is in heaven” portion of the prayer he teaches his disciples in Chapter 6…? The story about the “good” and the “bad” dwelling together sounds… Read More

Thursday Prayer: a blessing for a clergywoman

May God bless you this day: May God’s presence undergird your days: sustaining you in hope, indwelling you in peace, encouraging you in faith. May you find freedom and room to breathe when the space seems narrow; may you find boldness and clarity when you are called to speak truth to power;  may you find… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

God, you have filled my life with a variety of adventures. Today I give thanks for the anniversary of my ordination. Through the long journey heading towards that occasion – from oral exams to ordination papers – we grew stronger together. Since that day, you’ve been my Divine Walking Stick during the times when needing… Read More

In the Company of the Saints

This past Sunday afternoon, I was at church with my son. He was playing in the back and I was meeting with a couple of people in the front. A man from the congregation came by and did some minor repairs on the building, including changing lightbulbs. My son followed him around- interested in the… Read More

Friday Prayer: All the Days of My Life

When a church member “threatens” to leave when she doesn’t get her way… Goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. When I choke back tears at the funeral of a beloved elder… Goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. When the sounds of children wrestling… Read More