Lord, Make Me

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is discord, union; where there is error, truth; 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 seek not so much 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. Amen.

~ Prayer of Francis Assisi (1182-1226)

One thought on “Lord, Make Me

  1. Beautiful; this makes me realize that before we can give these attributes to those in need, we first must have them dwelling within us: Joy, Light, Love, ETC. Thus, we need to make sure we are spiritually healthy, first, before we can help those who are not. ❤️

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