Tuesday Prayer

God, today I try to return to my “normal”: to my work, friends, routines that help me take steps forward in my life. But God, my body, mind, and soul would rather stay in the well of grief in which I’ve been abiding for the past two weeks. The aches and nausea ground me to… Read More

We who believe in Freedom cannot rest

A week ago, I sat listening and praying in Ebenezer United Methodist Church on Capitol Hill, an historic black church. I attended at the invitation of a friend who was part of the arrests in the Capitol on July 13th of this year. She and others were taken to lock-up for praying and singing in… Read More

RevGalBookPals: An Ordinary Death

Christy Thomas’ 2015 book An Ordinary Death: Where Grief and Relief Hold Hands, is both a compelling personal account of a beloved parent’s death and a practical, cautionary and instructional resource. The Rev. Dr. Thomas, who is a retired Methodist pastor, relates in modern epistolary form (blog posts, emails, letters and personal journal entries) how her vibrant… Read More