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Dear God-

[pause]

[pause]

[pause]

[long pause]

[Do these really count as pauses anymore or just a block of silence?]

Dear God-

I want to pray, but I’m both overwhelmed and drained. Even with the Spirit’s intercession, my prayers are one long sigh and silence.

Such as they are, please receive them.

And, in your mercy, answer me.

Amen.


The Reverend Julia Seymour serves Big Timber Lutheran Church (ELCA)  in Big Timber, MT. She blogs at lutheranjulia.blogspot.com and readsallthethings.com. She contributed to There’s A Woman in the Pulpit and is President of the board of RevGalBlogPals, Inc.


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