Oct 16, 2012

From the Carmina Gadelica

Desires  

MAY I speak each day according to Thy justice,
Each day may I show Thy chastening, O God;
May I speak each day according to Thy wisdom,
Each day and night may I be at peace with Thee.
Photo ©Cindy Thomson

Each day may I count the causes of Thy mercy,
May I each day give heed to Thy laws;
Each day may I compose to Thee a song,
May I harp each day Thy praise, O God.
Irish Harp
Photo by  beamillion


May I each day give love to Thee, Jesu,
Each night may I do the same;
Each day and night, dark and light,
May I laud Thy goodness to me, O God.
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From Carmina Gadelica, Volume 1, by Alexander Carmicheal, [1900], at sacred-texts.com

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