A Prayer for Election Day

My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think that I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so. But I believe that the desire to please you does in fact please you. And I hope I have that desire in all that I am doing. I hope that I will never do anything apart from that desire. And I know that if I do this you will lead me by the right road, though I may know nothing about it. Therefore will I trust you always, though I may seem to be lost and in the shadow of death. I will not fear, for you are ever with me, and you will never leave me to face my perils alone.

Thomas Merton

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. KarenRittenhouse
    Nov 08, 2016 @ 13:51:09

    Excellent thought and comment for the day! 🙂

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  2. Sandy Ralph
    Nov 08, 2016 @ 14:28:17

    I love this prayer of his and it is just right for today (any day)👍❤️😘 Hugs! Mamacita

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  3. Bryn Ralph
    Nov 08, 2016 @ 14:57:13

    The Plight of the Presidential Election 2016: Pathos or Prophecy.

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