Sunday, July 17, 2011

Sunday Reflection - An Instrument of Thy Peace

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.


St. Francis of Assisi - 13th century

I have to remind myself of the words of St Francis of Assisi frequently.
Not sure if I can live up to them but I continue trying to be the best 'me' I can be in order to make just a small difference in the world.


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