Day: May 1, 2021

BREAKING: South Carolina Elects New Bishop

BREAKING: South Carolina Elects New Bishop

Following a search lengthened by the coronavirus pandemic, the Diocese of South Carolina has elected the Rev. Canon Ruth Woodliff-Stanley as its fifteenth bishop on the second ballot. The diocese’s announcement of the election notes that: Once consecrated in October, Bishop-elect Woodliff-Stanley will be the first female to serve as bishop in the more than […]

Triple Dog-Dare

Triple Dog-Dare

Today I continue to engage in childhood rites. Throughout my life, I have dared God to love me when I stray. I double-dare him to love me when I do not listen to him. I triple-dog dare him to again show his love in a direct and immediate way. So far, God has accepted all my dares. For me, the salvation story resonates like a dare that ends in victory. A girl charged with a nearly impossible mission could get close to God. All along, it was within reach.