Holy Vulnerability

This is holy ground.
Remove your shoes, bare your soul.
Simply “be” before your God.
The vulnerability frightens us.
We want to cover ourselves.
We want to hide. 

You are worthy.
You are lovable and loved.
You are capable and skilled.
Though we don’t understand how or why,
we want to believe the divine promises.

You are enough.
We want to believe though often do not.

You are enough.
Not quite sure we believe that’s possible, we remove our shoes and open our hearts a crack. 

Approach your God.
We approach shoeless, striving to open ourselves up to the divine possibility. 

May the mystery of wholeness restore and refresh you.
Amen.

Tim is a runner, a hiker, a devoted husband, a father of two adult children, and their spouses, and a grandfather of four perfect children. A former early childhood educator, Tim is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He has served as pastor of both Disciples and United Church of Christ congregations. As we enter what we hope is the final phase of the pandemic, Tim is beginning a journey of rediscovering himself and discerning next steps. He writes from his home in Albany, Oregon and wherever the Spirit lures him.

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