Know someone who has felt estranged from “the church?” The book Post Traumatic Church Syndrome by Reba Riley may be a magnificent match for their reading pleasure.
This book found its way into the listening routine on a recent trip to Canada. Reba’s experiences during her “30 Faiths Before 30” journey provide humor plus lots of “AMEN” moments.The trio in the car all enjoyed what we heard.
Reba comes at this from a faith-filled but frustrated start to an AHA-filled finish. Well worth the 11 hours of listening (audio available from the Cinci library HERE and you can likely reference it easily from this to your home library or make a purchase should you be so inclined)
POSSIBLE ACTIONS: spend a few minutes reflecting on which faith traditions you have experienced over a lifetime. What are some of the AHA moments you had during those times? [While you may not have experienced 30 different faiths, yet, you’ve likely experienced a few…]
Enjoy the day, filled with the Spirit!
P.S. Anyone catch that the song links for How Can I Keep From Singing were reversed accidentally? 🙂 This is the one from 1860 (song story HERE and music HERE) and one a little more contemporary (HERE).
Lectionary Texts for Sunday, June 26, 2022:
- 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 and Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20
- 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21 and Psalm 16
- Galatians 5:1, 13-25
- Luke 9:51-62
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