Prayer of St. Francis

Posted: 11/18/2010 in Church, Liquid
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This is a prayer that has humbled me lately.  I just wanted to share.  I hope that this can be our prayer together as the Church wherever we are.

“Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy;

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.

For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life”

  1. Jeremy says:

    Thank you!!! I needed this today!

  2. ayoung1991 says:

    That is so good. Thanks so much. I was recently sent this Franciscan Benediction from Pastor Chilly and it was super challenging too. Here is a link to it. It’s on some random blog I found on google so yeah. ha.

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