IMG_7079.JPGVertigo- either physical or spiritual – throws me into a space of uneasiness.

The world is spinning around me. The intensity of perceived movement creates a nausea that reaches down to my soul. My heart thumps rapidly as I wonder if it will stop.

God, you are that spot in the horizon that helps me gain perspective. You are the foundation in a world that seems wobbly. Give me the clarity to find slower and more steady spaces surrounding me.

Amen.

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The Rev. Michelle L. Torigian is the Pastor of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Old Blue Rock Road in Cincinnati. Her essay “Always a Pastor, Never the Bride” was in the RevGalBlogPals book There’s a Woman in the Pulpit. She also has chapters in 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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