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God of our path-

We don’t know what’s coming. We don’t know how this disease will spread or how it will impact our bodies- if we catch it.

God of our road-

The journey is long. Have we hit the wall on our run? Have we overestimated our energies?

May we see this is a marathon and not a sprint. May we slow when our bodies stop cooperating. May we dream when our minds become overwhelmed with fear.

May we see you a few steps ahead of us, and may we follow your steps to the best solutions.

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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