Monday, March 24, 2014

A Prayer for Monday, March 24, 2014

Seventeenth Day of Lent

O God,

On the one hand, if we are honest and intentional about the effort, we can know a lot more about ourselves than we currently do.

On the other hand, no matter how honest and intentional we are about the effort, we can never know everything about ourselves.

But you know everything about us, which at the same time gladdens and terrifies us.

Help us to be inspired by the grace you bestow on us to bestow grace on ourselves.

Help us to see as much as we can about the ways in which we are living in and out of your will.

Help us to know that the honest effort to know you, to know ourselves, to seek your will, and to live in light of what we discover is enough …


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