Prayer for Friday

I believe that I am not responsible for the meaningfulness or meaninglessness of life,
but that I am responsible for what I do with the life I’ve got.
~ Hermann Hesse

I do not ask for fame, for a high position in society, for a palace in which to live.
I do not ask for the company of clever and witty people.
Such ambitions mean nothing to me.
I desire only you, Lord of life.

Your love makes my heart melt like butter.
Your grace gives a taste like honey on my tongue.
Your goodness is as soft as silk upon my skin.
Your beauty makes my eyes sparkle with joy.
I want nothing but you.

(Tamil Prayer by Manikka Vasahar, 8th century)

This Week’s Affirmation:

“I am now absolutely clear about the specific results I want
in every area of my life.”

(For more on Affirmations, go to my Affirmations Page.)


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