Holy 1 who abides in my words-

In my awkwardness and exquisite lack of shallowness, I second-guess the phrases which exit my mouth. Anxiousness units my ideas on hearth, igniting doubts, and the flames of overthinking unfold swiftly.

Reset my racing ideas. Let me to launch the dialog. Unwind my coronary heart, and assist me uncover grace.

May the phrases that go away my mouth be ones full of appreciate- even when they appear awkward now and as soon as extra.

Amen.

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The Rev. Michelle L. Torigian is the Senior Pastor of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, Illinois. Her essay “All the time a Pastor, By no means ever the Bride” was within the RevGalBlogPals ebook There’s a Woman within the Pulpit. She additionally has chapters within the books Sacred Habits: The Rise of the Creative Clergy and A Child Laughs: Prayers for Justice and Hope. Torigian blogs at http://www.michelletorigian.com.

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