STRUGGLE IN PRAYER
Shame on my thoughts, how
they stray from me. I fear great danger from this on the Day of Eternal
During the psalms they wander on a path that is not right; they run, they
distract, they misbehave before the eyes of the great God. . .
One moment they follow ways
of loveliness, and the next, ways of riotous shame -- no lie! . . .
O Beloved truly chaste
Christ, to whom every eye is clear, may the grace of the sevenfold Spirit
come to keep them, to hold them in check!
Rule this heart of mine. O
swift God of the elements, that you may be my love, and that I may do your
From the Leabbar Breac