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DesertLord, give me the discipline,

the love for you,

and the wisdom

to live this life you have given me

in the face of everything.

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hs-2009-25-l-large_webWhat use are words when You are the origin of all thought?

But I cannot help myself.

I must tell You how I am madly in love with You.

Please indulge me, and listen.

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hs-2009-25-c-large_webLet me be restless to see You,

obsessed with You,

maddened by the thought of You.

Make me think of nothing but You.

What else could possibly be fulfilling.

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Meditator

Original by Le Batteur de Lune, used under Creative Commons License

There was a hole in my heart, not because there was empty space there, but because You were there, and I could not see You.

But You have given me new eyes, and opened them wide, and shone a bright light to guide me.

And I see you, though through profuse tears of joy.

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hs-2009-28-b-large_webYou are the place where all things come to an end.

We will have our eternal rest in you.

But eternity is meaningless when time disappears,

when the cosmos itself winks out.

How can I ponder the vastness of Your heart

which beats within every living being?

Just give me pure love for Your holy feet,

Mother,

and let me pass my days as you will.

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flickr-256755929-originalDespite my forgetfulness, You remember me.

Despite my fickleness, You are faithful to me.

Despite my shortsightedness, You always watch over me.

You are with me when I am not with You,

Loving me when I neglect You,

Deserving when I give You nothing,

You are always and forever.

Make me to Know you, my God.

——-

*A hearty thanks to my dear Otter for keeping up with this blog during my recovery. I am blessed to have received her poignant and touching contributions.

–Art

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Beacons

ImageDear Lord,

My children live in a world of light and beauty. A world in which nothing happens but by your will. 

Please let them remain untouched by the darkness mankind sometimes imposes on your creation.

Let them be filled with faith and devotion and stand as beacons of your love through dark times.

Peace, peace, peace be unto all.

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