RevGalBookPals: The Path Between Us

Disclosure: I have attended two BEs (Big Events) with Suzanne Stabile and received two free copies of this book, plus the study guide, for review. After four years of study, prayer, pouting, protesting, and assimilation of information, I can tell you that the Enneagram has been the greatest spiritual tool to helping me connect with… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: Sunday comes yet again…

Here we are, and it seems like just a few days after the last time we needed a sermon. The second Sunday of Easter is one of the trickier days in the calendar. The lectionaries bring us Thomas in the gospels (RCL post here, and NL post here)—Thomas, who gets a bad rap, in my… Read More

Friday Prayer: The Harrowing

Holy and generous Christ- In your harrowing of hell, remember your children who are between hosanna and hallelujah. Recall the family and friends of Stephon Clark. Have mercy on his children.   Grasp firmly the wrists of those who have received a diagnosis of death for this life. Tighten your hold on those whose work… Read More

Friday Prayer: Across the World

God of great mystery- Across this planet, there are two white rhinos who are the last of their species, Coral slowing draining of color, Embryos that are not yet known to their hosts, Final breaths taken in peace, Pounding hearts hidden in chests that try to remain unseen, Slips of paper communication left in agreed… Read More

Friday Prayer: Haiku of John 12

What is clutched is lost The loosely held, ever lasts. The grain sprouts for life.         The Reverend Julia Seymour serves Lutheran Church of Hope in Anchorage, AK. She blogs at and She contributed to There’s A Woman in the Pulpit. RevGalBlogPals encourages you to share our blog posts via… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Transforming

In this space, we have generally committed to not reviewing books before they were actually out and on shelves. But you and I both know that your head is all Holy Week and Easter- all the time. Or maybe too many funerals. Or perhaps community support in election season or with the March for Our… Read More

Friday Prayer: Benedictus

based on Luke 2:29-32 Source of all rest and peace, dismiss me now into my evening’s quiet, You have promised no less and so much more. We are witnesses to your salvation, Which You did for all people and continue to make inviting and effective. The Living Word is open for all to perceive and… Read More