United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Marchae Grair

Marchaé Grair

"You're addicted to feeling guilty," she said.


Marchaé Grair

"Praying" has been a healing anthem for me as I struggle to define how or if I can forgive those who have hurt me to my core.


Marchaé Grair

I was in the infancy of healing after an emotionally abusive relationship ended when I started reading All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks.


Marchaé Grair

A rabbi on the show Transparent wants to start a family, so she is devastated when she experiences a miscarriage.


Marchaé Grair

When a person oppressed by the evil of racism proclaims "Black Lives Matter," you have two choices—you can validate their pain or you can condemn them for speaking it.


Marchaé Grair

I don't know if I'm supposed to break the "fourth wall" of writing devotions.


Marchaé Grair

A minister at my childhood church used to start many of his sermons with a song called "Love Lifted Me."


Marchaé Grair

I've been a church worship leader for decades so I've heard every imaginable element of the "worship wars."


Marchaé Grair

These are some of the responses I received to "10 Ways to Actively Reject Your White Privilege," a Facebook graphic based on a blog post I wrote.


Marchaé Grair

Where do you dwell?