Sunday, June 29, 2008

in a quiet foggy morning....


I am first to the church today. It is 9:00--I have been here since 8:30. I like to get here just to be in the space where in less than hour will be filled with the energy, sorrows, laughter, lives, personalities, rushing racing of the congregation gathering for worship. The quiet is my anchor...my cord running to my balance and godplace inside of me. Grounding here for a few minutes...is a grace I can offer to myself.

Breathing in, I breath in the singing of the birds...
Breathing out, I release any tension to misty fog...
Breathing in, I breathe in the cool breeze gently caressing my cheek....
Breathing out, I open up my heart
to welcome more fully with Your grace, Your peace, Your love
to those who come to meet You today.
Amen.

3 comments:

revhipchick said...

i love getting to church early as well--it's a lovely time.

peace and blessings =)

jess said...

the Godplace inside of you .. i like that .. reminds me of mister God this is anna .. i delightful book where a little girl decided that God was found in her middle .. and isn't she right?

Peceli and Wendy's Blog said...

I go to the worship space half an hour early - to play music on the piano first then the organ - the kind of old hymns and new songs that I like. So I hope it connects with people. That time is like an orchestra tuning up - that strange mix of sounds. I don't mind the chatter and laughter of people - it's all part of connecting in preparation for a time of worship together.
w.