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Boundless God,
On these days when my energy is low
And rest seems to be my closest ally,
Surround me with your energy.

May I find my second wind
Before the pit of exhaustion swallows me
And I cannot reemerge from its trap before nightfall.

As I breathe in your reinvigorating air
And feel the boost of your Spirit’s fire,
Allow me to energetically move about your world again.

Amen.

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The Rev. Michelle L. Torigian is the Senior Pastor of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, Illinois. 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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