Gift of Goodness

Gift of Goodness – August 13, 2021

A bit of goodness to start your day.

Is your heart an instrument of peace?

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace;
Where there is hatred, let me sow charity;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is error, the truth;
Where there is doubt, the faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light; and
Where there is sadness, joy.
O, Divine Master,
Grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled, as to console;
To be understood as to understand;
To be loved as to love;
For it is in giving that we receive;
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
And it is in dying to ourselves that we are born to eternal life. Amen.

St. Francis of Assisi

Today I will prayerfully ask God to make me an instrument of peace, showering me with the spirit of peace.  

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