Prayer beads at a small Mary chapel near Winterbach in Germany


How do these prayers work,
I wonder.
Are they many prayers
strung along a line,
hung like laundry to
dry on a humid morning?
Or is there just
one prayer here?
One prayer, with stops
along the way?
Are there pauses
the one prayer with a
! or a
? or maybe a
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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One thought on “Saturday Prayer – Prayer Beads

  1. A mystery – the mystery of how emails and all the wireless technology works is mystery, maybe the ether is full of prayer waves.

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