where?

This prayer from Thomas Merton, is a favourite of mine. It’s got a lifetime of wisdom wrapped up in it. It’s a real help to me when asking questions of direction and possibility. I’m often sharing it with people so I post it here.

May it become the prayer of the church in endless formation. In ever hungry pursuit of God.

“My Lord God 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 I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so.

But I believe that my desire to please you does in fact please you. And I hope that I have that desire in all that I am doing. 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.”

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