Month: October 2017

Friday Prayer: Spent

Cross-posted over at RevGalBlogPals:   Divine One, I sing an “Alleluia!” to the frailty the glory the richness of color in a gasp of glory. O Holy One, in these leaves we see your Divine creative spark, and a reminder that we are frail…

Friday Prayer: We are here (cross-posted)

Published over at RevGals this morning: We are here, Holy One. We are here as witnesses To those who hurt Who cry Who rage Who have been abused Who have died Who have been treated unjustly… We are here, Holy One. We lift up…

Holding in the brokenness

By request: Trigger warnings for sexual assault and harassment. It happens in an instant. The moment gets replayed, again and again. You learn to shut off the cycle, to get help to process the anger and embarrassment, to feel safe. But the bottom line…

Ashes Again

Reposted from RevGalBlogPals Friday Prayer: I saw the wildfires, Lord. The flames licking at houses, scorching trees. The stuff of homes and families and memories… GONE. I am undone. The raging power of the flames scared me, their passion was so all-consuming. but unlike…

Friday Prayer

Shared over at RevGalBlogPals this morning… Maybe it’s your prayer, too.

O Joy?

There is this strange idea in some strands of Christianity that we will never have problems or have “bad things happen” if we are truly Jesus-loving people. As if. From the first fig leaf, humanity has seen and known pain, discouragement and doubt. But…

Another?

Another? Another shooting? Whatever the reason… Whoever has done this… I do not understand. I feel helpless… The loss of lives, the stunned survivors… I cannot make excuses or place blame. (But, God, how I want to!) My anger rises at the impotent lawmakers,…

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