Holy Reverie Blog

The sacred and sensational season of Lent

If you would have asked me a couple years ago what image comes to mind when I think of Lent, I would have said something like a quiet garden or a still lake or a veiled cross. I would have thought of something simple and humble. Today, however, I would think of “fish pudding with a side of enlightenment!” Lent at Calvary is one amazing ride. I have been filled with great food in the Waffle Shop and great messages from our speakers. And even better, I have been able to spend extra time with so... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, March 26, 2014 | 0 comments
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One of my favorite lecturers in seminary once said to me, "I love to teach, I get paid to go to meetings."    Meetings. The word itself is so ... evocative. Meetings can be necessary evils, inspiring collaborations, or infernal slogs. Sometimes they are compulsory information delivery vehicles where a company or the parish receives reports from their leadership, and such meetings are necessary for transparency and an informed community. Sometimes meetings provide a space for... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, March 19, 2014 | 0 comments
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People in a pickle

One of the best things about being a priest at Calvary Episcopal Church is that I get to be with some of our kids in Children's Chapel every third or fourth Sunday morning. Children from age three through first grade have their own kid-friendly version of church where they learn the basics of our beautiful Episcopal liturgy. We sing a couple of songs, set a miniature altar table, say prayers, take up an offering, and hear a story. Sometimes it's a challenge to keep the attention of twenty or so... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | 1 comments
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