Friday Five – Shifting Gears

1) What kind of car are you driving, and does it shift for you, or do you shift manually? I drive a red Kia Soul! I shift manually… partly because I am a control freak… partly because my commute takes me into a different weather system, and one of my churches is on a twisty road,…

Friday Five – Snacks

For all of us who are clergy, this is a time of year when things pile on things. Events, emotions, eating! I am guilty for eating at my desk in front of my computer all year long. Today’s Friday Five question: What do you keep in your desk/office for quick snacks or meals? As someone who has…

Friday Five – Self-Care & Renewal

In the midst of horrible events, the question at RevGals is, how do we as leaders of faith communities, be tender with ourselves as a means of self-care? I have had a rough few weeks… multiple migraines (thank you hurricane season), a thankfully short bout of the flu and then back problems, the launch of…

Friday Five: Burning Questions!

I haven’t played Friday Five in a while; it’s all about burning questions today. 1. What is one habit you do daily, without fail? Brush my teeth.  2. What is the last thing you watched on your television? Blue Jays game last night, they lost.  3. Would you rather have a slice of cake, or a slice…

Friday Five: Lenten Disciplines

Over at RevGals it’s Friday Five time again! This time about seasonal disciplines. Are you giving up, or taking on? Some combination thereof? Something of both. I created a word a day creative response list, you can check it out here. I am also taking on healthy eating.  Fasting? What does that look like for you? I…

Friday Five – Birthdays!

Over at RevGalBlogPals, it’s a birthday Friday Five. Is there a birthday that stands out as particularly memorable in your life? I dreaded my 40th birthday. I was single after an unexpected marriage breakdown and thought I would be alone for the rest of my life. I was experiencing financial difficulties and my health was…