You know God,
we are entering into that nebulous period
of not quite Pentecost;
and I think about this moment in time;
As we all are waiting for
the Holy Spirit.
(And everything else)
Have you seen her God?
Does she look like a Dove?
Or a Pigeon?
Or a Wild Goose?
Is she majestic?
Or comfortably worn out?
I’m praying to you,
as a not quite feeling Pentecostal Person
Trying to be a part of the Resurrection–
but sometimes just thinking about how
Easter just happened,
and it feels an era ago
and Pentecost feels
wayyyyy to far away
and we humans always seem to be stuck in-between
Send us your Strength Jesus,
Send us your Holy Spirit
Your Sweet Winds,
Your Peace Beyond Understanding
and Perhaps, a little bit of Pentecost
For us waiting in the wings, we pray.
Katy Stenta is a solo pastor at a tiny Presbyterian church that is bigger on the inside in Albany, NY since 2010 and blogs prayers & Narrative Lectionary at http://www.katyandtheword.com and is pursuing her Doctorate in Creative Writing in Public Theology at Pittsburgh Seminary. When she is not dreaming up projects and ideas, some of which creep into the church, she plays with her three boys-boys or goes and visits her husband at the library, while he works, to read.
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