Holy Reverie Blog

The Stone Heart Reconsidered

by the Rev. Eyleen Farmer My husband and I traveled to Ireland in September as part of my three-month sabbatical. I knew to expect the brilliant green and had prepared for rainy days. I had heard about the friendliness of the people and was looking forward to a pint of Guinness. But I had never given a thought to the stones of Ireland. I was enchanted by all things Irish, but mostly, unexpectedly, I couldn’t get enough of the stones. There are roughly 250,000 miles of dry stone... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 0 comments
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The Christian Journey

by Buddy Stallings, Priest-in-Charge The Christian journey is a life-long process. Though we all know this, we sometimes live as if we have either forgotten it or have decided that we, in fact, are done—that we have learned all we need or want to learn and are satisfied with where we are. Last Sunday I taught the Youth Confirmation class for a one-off event and thoroughly enjoyed it. Incidentally but for the record, our kids are bright, thoughtful, and questioning in all the right... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 0 comments
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Trump and Me

by the Rev. Bill Kolb From the very beginning, I have been able to see some of myself in some of The Donald. I know that part of me that loves attention. I've always had to be careful to try to get it in appropriate ways, and not pay an inappropriate price for recognition. I know that part of me when I was younger that thought I knew better than most. I thought that I could solve any problem, accomplish any goal. I really did. Thank God some brick walls and some passing time,... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | 0 comments
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The Ace in our Soul

by Audrey Gonzalez No matter how bad it gets, even when it gets worse than now, we have our ace in the hole - or better, ace in our soul - We have God. All worship, all scripture, all the promises of history tell us one single fact – there is one Almighty God and we belong to Him. He made us. He set up the world. He set up our soul. He is our blessing, our privilege, our comfort, our bodyguard. More than that, we know our God is not a fair-weather God. He doesn’t come out... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | 0 comments
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