God, put Your words in my mouth. Make these words strong and simple. Make them powerful and prayerful. Make them beautiful and bountiful. God, put Your words in my mouth. Remind me that you do not call me to declare verbal pyrotechnics, but to speak Your love, truth, peace, might. Amen.
Jennifer Garrison Brownell serves as designated term pastor at First Congregational Church -UCC in Vancouver, Washington. She contributed to the Revgals book There’s a Woman in the Pulpit and is the author of the not-really-about-a-triathlon memoir Swim, Ride, Run, Breathe: How I Lost a Triathlon and Caught My Breath. She blogs at There Is a River.
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