For the ones who are waiting,

Who hear endless “not yets”,

The ones who are told their time will come,

But it can’t be now

Because, because, because.

For the ones whose hope is fragile,

Wispy and barely tangible,

God, be a consolation,

Hear their weeping,

Be their answer in holy fullness.

Make now the time.

Amen.


The Reverend Julia Seymour serves Big Timber Lutheran Church (ELCA)  in Big Timber, MT. She blogs sometimes at lutheranjulia.blogspot.com and readsallthethings.com. She serves on the board of RevGalBlogPals, Inc. and is working on a book about the fruits of the Spirit.


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