Reposted from last year – a prayer written for RevGalBlogPals. You are welcome to use with attribution. Peace and blessings.
Note: This is a reposting and expanded version of a Facebook post on a private page. It retells some of my own story to ordained ministry. (If you’re a regular blog reader, you can move on now…) I share this story because RevGalBlogPals is a small, grassroots 501(c)(3) organization and can use your support. Why do I … More Crossposting: Why I Need RevGalBlogPals
It wasn’t in the plans for our senior pastor to come down with some form of the Maryland “plague.” Nor had I planned on preaching tomorrow. As I did some chores and cooked dinner this evening, I meditated on the verses for tomorrow’s service. I read her manuscript (which is wonderful) and now it’s … More Refocusing
NaBloPoMo Day 17: Let’s join up with Laura Stephens-Reed: Write about a spiritual practice that keeps you connected to God and to others. I have created lists of people that I care about and pray for, which I have updated over the years. I have them divided by rough categories into days of the week: … More NaBloPoMo: Spiritual Practice
The traffic crawled for over a mile this afternoon and this was most of what I could see: It was the inspiration for this week’s Friday Five (which I’m hosting this week over at RevGals). Play along if you’d like! I am fortunate to have some great encouragers in my life. The ones who know … More Friday Five: Push or Pull?
Because of the nature of my work (hospice chaplain) I must constantly wrestle with “compassion fatigue.” It is far too easy to be disengaged after a day of walking with those who are in an end-of-life scenario. I screw it up all the time… But here’s my honest reflection on the nature of Calling and … More Refugees and “compassion fatigue”
I’m hosting the Friday Five over at Rev Gals. Care to play along?? It’s Back-to-School time! Are you that “A+ Student for life” or the King/Queen of Detention? RevGals want to know! We are all still learning (or re-learning) some kind of lessons!Tell us about your learning edges in: 1. Reading: what’s in your “to-be-read” … More Friday Five: Go to the head of the Class!