Bless us…

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Bless us O Lord, You who are the peace of all things calm, the place to hide from harm, the light that shines in the dark, the heart’s eternal spark, the door that’s open wide welcoming all to come inside. This day I call to myself and all those reading this Your strength to direct us, Your wisdom to guide us, Your vision to enlighten us, Your ear to our hearing, Your word to our speaking, Your hand to uphold us, Your pathway before us, and Your shield to protect us. In Jesus’ name! Amen!  ✝

**An edited blessing from the Celtic oral tradition of the 1st millennium and an edited passage from A RETREAT WITH ST. PATRICK by Timothy Joyce

Trust in the Light.



“Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force –
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.

Sadness is similar –
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.”

– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Text & image source: Return To Eden

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