Category Archives: Prayer

Mother Teresa’s Daily Prayer

This is the daily prayer of the workers at the Calcutta Orphanage, which Mother Teresa started in 1952, as she devoted her life to care for the poorest of the poor in India. Dearest Lord, may I see you today and … Continue reading

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Light over the Barriers … A Prayer

My ego is like a fortress. I have built its walls stone by stone To hold out the invasion of the love of God. But I have stayed here long enough. There is light Over the barriers. O my God … Continue reading

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Reading this Book of Life

You speak, Lord, to all men in general through general events. Revolutions are simply the tides of your Providence, which stir up storms and tempests in people’s minds. You speak to men in particular through particular events, as they occur … Continue reading

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Before the Silver Cord Breaks

Dust returns To what is was My body with it scatters And my spirit To You will soar And all that passes Between life and life And death and life Is fleeting If not fashioned After Your heart O God … Continue reading

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Endlessly Pursue

Brother Sun, Creator Of so many untold things Life itself and color, beauty The span of outspread wings Formed against the bluest sky Sun, Creator, draw me nigh   Light, life-giver of the world Of seasons with their shapes unfurled … Continue reading

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Every Timid Step

“For your heart that loves me, For your feet that pursue me, For your voice that calls out to me, I thank you, O God. Thank you for raising the questions that draw me into a dialogue with you about … Continue reading

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