Dear God,

We are praying in the midst of things. as we finish our May-days and looks towards impending June we find ourselves overwhelmed. There’s politics and national disasters and I still have to get groceries on the way home. Life just happens. How can I find you in the middle of things? When I don’t even have time to look, how can I pray? This will not be a meditative prayer, that much is clear. But here we are, you are mighty and infinite and can be found in the most mundane of the details, and here am I worrying about how I can pray correctly, as the interruptions that make up my life continue. Lord, sit with me when I need to sit and run with me as I run out the door into life. Be with me, today, whenever I think of it and whenever we need it, and grant moments of breath and life and hope to me, and all those who need it. Let that be my prayer, to you God. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray.



Running Footprints Clipart 2 by Lindsey


Katy Stenta is a solo pastor at a tiny church that is bigger on the inside in Albany, NY for over eight years and blogs at She is also the co-founder of the fledgling TrailPraisers inclusive Worship. When she is not dreaming up projects and ideas, some of which creep into the church, she plays with her three boys-boys or goes and visits her husband at the library, while he works, to read.

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