Inscribed

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  March 04, 2021

For years, I longed for a child. Due to health concerns, I was unable to have a baby for years - yet, I remained hopeful that one day a child would enter my life. I held close to my heart the potential name I had chosen for a daughter for seven years. Through times of challenge and celebration, the name was etched in my mind. To my joy, I did become a mother, and I gave my daughter the name I had chosen for her so long ago. My daughter knows this story well - she is aware that her name is..

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Inscribed

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  March 04, 2021

For years, I longed for a child. Due to health concerns, I was unable to have a baby for years - yet, I remained hopeful that one day a child would enter my life. I held..

Dance On

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  February 26, 2021

Through the remaining five weeks of this Lenten season, we will be reflecting on daily scripture readings. Each blog writer will reflect on their experiences alongside..

A Different Kind of Lent

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  February 19, 2021

The contrasts of Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday are deeply engrained in many Christians. New Orleans, the home of that most American rendition of Mardi Gras, announced..

The Power of a “Broken-Open Heart”

By Rev. Catherine Lawrence  •  February 11, 2021

We begin February by reflecting on American Heart Month. The heart is command central, sending oxygen and blood pulsating through all the systems of the body. Its..

The Capacity To Create Community

By Reverend Bobbie McKay, Ph.D.  •  February 04, 2021

As we continue this series around the concepts of Parker Palmer’s Five Habits to Heal the Heart of Democracy, Rev. Bobbie McKay, Ph.D., reflects on the capacity to..

From Spectator to Speaker

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  January 28, 2021

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, I was a few minutes late to a Zoom meeting with the other writers of this blog. I was late because I chose to watch what was happening at..

The Value of Others

By Rev. John Gantt  •  January 21, 2021

In our newest Abundant Aging blog, we are asked to explore and respect “otherness” as a way to build bridges. English poet William Cowper wrote hymns and poems...

Epiphany

By Rev. Ruth Fitzgerald  •  January 14, 2021

Last Wednesday morning, I convened a Zoom meeting of clergy in my area. Our discussion centered around the recent Christmas holidays, the election results in the Georgia..

We The People

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  January 07, 2021

Typically, there is much conversation about resolutions and personal improvement commitments in these first days of a new year. One wants to lose weight, another to read..