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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Prayer of Thomas Merton

I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think that I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so. But I believe that the desire to please you does in fact please you....

I hope that I will never do anything apart from that desire. And I know that if I do this you will lead me by the right road, though I may know nothing about it.
Therefore will I trust you always, though I may seem to be lost and in the shadow of death. I will not fear, for you are ever with me, and you will never leave me to face my perils alone.

2 comments:

aizirk said...

Nice prayer! Thanks Imma! :)

-Im- said...

Thanks to the one writing that prayer.... :) I found that that prayer is very true in our reality...dont you think?