When it all gets to be too much,
When the worries large and small wash over us,
When the last straw happens and keeps happening,
When we don’t have a chance to catch our breath,
Be our deep breath.
Be our persistence.
Be our burden-shoulder-er.
Be our holder-upper.
Monica Thompson Smith is a Presbyterian Church (USA) minister, serving as stated supply pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Luling, TX. She is a contributor to There’s a Woman in the Pulpit.
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