A Glass Door for this Pastor’s Study, Please

I mean it. Literally. A door to the pastor’s study, made of glass. Big, see-through glass. The solid wood door is the standard door for the pastor’s study. A pastor’s solid wood door stands guard, protecting confidentiality, privacy, sacred space, even secrecy. The solid wood door says, “What goes on in here is entrusted completely…

Friday Five: 2015, Year of the . . .

On the Day 2 of 2015, I begin the year, blog-wise, by playing the RevGalBlogPals Friday Five. This simple question was posed by 3dogmom: What sort of year would you like this to be for you?  Choose five! 1. Year of the Mantra: Thanks to a nifty quiz on Facebook, I got the mantra “I am…

Lenten Photos Day 1: Who Am I?

As part of my Lenten practice this year, I have decided to participate in the Lenten 40 Day Photo Challenge at rethinkchurch.org.  The idea is to take a photo that is about the word or phrase of the day. It is supposed to require paying attention and being intentional, which sounds like a spiritual discipline to…

Dream Job Part Two: What This Pastor Wants

Yes, it’s supposed to be Hogwarts.  Makes sense to me! Following up on yesterday’s Friday Five post, I had to write more about what I want in my Dream Job: I’m a pastor.  I do have a dream job. Given the biological reality that my baby-making and child-rearing years have been fully completed, my other dream…