The Words of Her Mouth: Psalms for the Struggle is available to order through The Pilgrim Press, Amazon, or Barnes&Noble, or ask your local bookseller to order. This collection of original psalms written by ten women faith leaders will be both companion and provocateur for your prayer life, offering a balm in this season of spiritual strife and political struggle. Join us in an honest space in which lament is heard, love is affirmed, and the body is unashamed before God.
Praise for The Words of Her Mouth
“The words are radiant and diversely perceptive, touching, evoking, and moving the soul and reviving the mind.”
—Rev. Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim, author of Intersectional Theology
“The Words of Her Mouth: Psalms for the Struggle is a beautifully written, sacred refuge.”
—Rev. Dr. Yvette Flunder, author of Where the Edge Gathers
“A new psalter for a new age. Its poetry arcs forward into [a] world in which the inspiration for its creation will pass but its power endures as praying words, healing words and, when necessary, fighting words.”
—Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney, author of Womanist Midrash
“These women psalmists offer us ‘heck yes’ moments that resonate deeply with our experiences in this wondrous and horrifying world we inhabit.”
—Rev. Dr. Marcia McFee, author of Think Like a Filmmaker
“This is a book many of us have been waiting for.”
—Rev. Dr. Karen Oliveto, author of Together at the Table
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Over fifty clergywomen representing fourteen denominations share the details of their intimidating balancing act—juggling the isolating expectations of perfection from their congregations and the shared human realities of everyday life. It was a delight to edit and contribute to this collection written by members of the RevGalBlogPals online community. (SkyLight Paths, 2015)
I contributed sermon series themes and text reflections for Lent, and Easter through Pentecost, Year A.