Fransis of Assisi

I like to call him “Frank,” its just easier. 

Frank wrote a prayer that I had never heard until Sunday. Troy was talking about peace and we read this aloud as a church. It was a great moment. 

I love this prayer and would like to find it in a really cool art form and hang it on my wall. I need to read this everyday and live it!

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy 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;
and 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.
Amen.

 


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