Place palms upon
Earth Bark Stone.
Today, how will you be
Do you tend to
"go it alone"?
Do you need support?
Trust that God is with you
in ways beyond
Holy One, you help us keep our balance
in unsteady moments.
Allow grace to rise
parched earthen soul.
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