A Prayer From Thomas Merton

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 that I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so.  But I believe that the desire to please you does in fact please you.  And I hope 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.

Amen.

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2 responses to “A Prayer From Thomas Merton

  1. This is perfect for me right now. You need to add a share button to your blog so I can put this on FB.

  2. Hey Drew, thanks for posting this. My heart resonates with the prayer. Love you bro. Heriberto.

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