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I’m doing the best I can.

I pray to you, dedicating thought, word, and deed.

I call you by names that bring consolation and hope and names that are in a language that is not my own.

I dare to speak on your behalf- to interpret your works, your character, your will.

I throw down before you- people for healing, people for correction, people for consolation. Sometimes that is all needed in one person.

I listen. I wait. I follow.

I doubt, but I move. Still I move. Still I go. And go. And go.

And wonder where you are.

I believe, Lord. Forgive my unbelief.

Amen.


The Reverend Julia Seymour serves Lutheran Church of Hope in Anchorage, AK. She blogs at lutheranjulia.blogspot.com and readsallthethings.com. She contributed to There’s A Woman in the Pulpit. 


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