All: But God, you often come in the still, the small, and the meek.
Reader: So when our senses are overloaded by constant stimulus and sales pitches ...
All: ... we pray God, that you would settle us with the unforced rhythms of grace.
Reader: When our hearts are cracked with the drought of despair and pain ...
All: ... we pray God, that you would open up the wellspring of your mercy.
Reader: We're taking you at your word and seeking you in hopeful expectation.
All: You are trustworthy and good. For this, we give you thanks.