We all have those times in ministry when we feel stripped of our defenses and rendered totally vulnerable. Because it is our calling and our work to love God’s people — and especially those with whom we have been called to minister — we strive to show only our most mature and understanding faces at all times.
This photo of little Rev. Julie reminds me of how tender we are underneath our clerical professionalism:
Look at that little chumbly angel. And see? She even has a boo-boo on her knee. Grown-up Reverend Julie should always remember to hold that Little Julie in tender care, and to give her lots of nurturing and love.
Here’s our lovely lady today.
And just because it’s hilarious, and a great image of the feistiness and flair Julie also has within her, this Moment of Extreme Pink from what I’m guessing is the 1980’s:
Girl, WORK that headband!! Ssssssassy for Jesus!