Prayer for Monday (St. Teresa of Avila)

Today is the Feast of St. Teresa of Ávila in the Western Christian traditions. The Zoroastrian holiday of Ghambar Ayathrem continues today.

An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind.
~ Mohandas Gandhi

Blessed are the poor in spirit:
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are they that mourn:
for they shall be comforted.

Blessed are the meek:
for they shall inherit the earth.

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness:
for they shall be filled.

Blessed are the merciful:
for they shall obtain mercy.

Blessed are the pure in heart:
for they shall see God.

Blessed are the peacemakers:
for they shall be called the children of God.

(Jesus, Matthew 5:3-9)

This Week’s Affirmation:

“Peace and serenity are with me at all times.”

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

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