I tossed a pebbleIMG_0974and watched as the
ripple grew into a wave
that surged and crested.
I was already up past
my knees before I knew
to call it a flood.
Living Water,
today my prayer is only
keep me afloat.
Amen.

 

Jennifer Garrison Brownell serves as pastor at Vancouver United Church of Christ 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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