Holy Comforter-

Anxiety has been raging in our spirits. Injustice after injustice and times of chaos and worry wear on our souls. We seek a respite for the overwhelming anxiety within us.

And as we take a breath, inhaling your Spirit, we find the oasis in our concern.

Our shoulders release. Our selves sink into the seats we are in.

It may be permanent peace. It may be the tranquil eye of the storm. For whatever moments of peace we experience, we give you gratitude, God.

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 ClergyA Child Laughs: Prayers for Justice and Hope and When Kids Ask Hard Questions, Volume 2. Torigian blogs at http://www.michelletorigian.com.

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