Sabbath Shawl

Dear Pastor Dave,

When wrapped in your Sabbath shawl may the God of rest embrace you; may the Christ of gentleness encircle you; may the Spirit of truth guide you.

When wrapped in your Sabbath shawl may the God of stillness encompass you; may the Christ of reflection inspire you; may the Spirit of wisdom provide for you.

When wrapped in your Sabbath shawl may the God of silence surround you; may the Christ of renewal encourage you; may the Spirit of life companion you.

When wrapped in your Sabbath shawl may the God of love dwell with you this day and evermore. Amen.

 The Saint Peter Stitchers Saint Peter Lutheran Church Greenwood Village, Colorado August 28, 2011