A Prayer Not To Live in the Past   3 comments

Everything is In the Past, by Vassily Maximov

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Sovereign Lord of life,

may we not imprison ourselves in the past,

dwelling on disappointments and plotting revenge

or resting on our laurels.

Instead, may we learn the appropriate lessons from the past,

live in the present faithfully, and

look to the future faithfully.

May we be and remain open to

all the possibilities you present for us to fulfill our vocations.

And, in so doing, may we become the persons we need to become

–for your glory and the sake of others.

In the name of God, the Holy and Undivided Trinity.  Amen.


MARCH 11, 2010


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