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Sand Castle, Revere Beach, MA  taken by K. Miller

Holy One,
In water splashed,
in bread broken,
your Mystery is so much more than we can ask or imagine. 

In kindness given,
in help offered,
your Mystery is so much more than we can ask or imagine. 

When we seek to live with more integrity,
When we work to love with more humility,
When we struggle to listen with more mercy,
your Mystery is so much more than we can ask or imagine. 

When we fail miserably,
When we judge selfishly,
When we refuse harshly,
When we betray all that we believe in,
may your Mystery forgive us and transform us,
so much more than we can ask or imagine.  

In the living of these days,
may we be open to the breadth and length,
the height and depth of the power of You,
working in each of us and in all of us, together. 

To You be the Glory, forever and ever,
Amen.


Rev. Karla Miller is Minister for Community Life at the Old North Church UCC in Marblehead, MA.  She is a contributor to the RevGals book, “There’s a Woman in the Pulpit.”   She is an avid RedSox fan and is really, really, really enjoying baseball right now.


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