A Prayer to Begin the Day

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Give us, O Lord, a steadfast heart, which no unworthy thought can drag downwards; an unconquered heart, which no tribulation can wear out; an upright heart, which no unworthy purpose may tempt aside. Bestow upon us also, O Lord our God, understanding to know thee, diligence to seek thee, wisdom to find thee, and a faithfulness that may finally embrace thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

--Thomas Aquinas (1225–1274)

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4 Comments
Posted July 9, 2013 at 4:20 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. QohelethDC wrote:

Amen!
Just what I needed this morning. Thanks.

July 9, 11:34 am | [comment link]
2. QohelethDC wrote:

I’d love to know who wrote it if possible

July 9, 11:35 am | [comment link]
3. Kendall Harmon wrote:

Sincerest apologies I omitted who wrote it, it is now listed, Thomas Aquinas penned it.

Truly lovely too—it is one I come back to often.

July 9, 7:17 pm | [comment link]
4. QohelethDC wrote:

Thanks so much! Definitely one I’ll return to as well. 8-)

July 10, 10:51 am | [comment link]
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