Lord, Take My Heart   Leave a comment

Francois de Salignac de La Mothe-Fenelon (1651-1715), Archbishop of Cambrai

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Lord, take my heart, for I cannot give it to you.  And when you have it, keep it, for I would take it from you.  And save me in spite of myself, for Christ’s sake.

–Quoted in The Communion of Saints:  Prayers of the Famous, edited by Horton Davies (Grand Rapids, MI:  Eerdmans, 1990), p. 19.

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