Daily Meditation Medication

The Thomas Merton Prayer

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 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 I will 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, “Thoughts in Solitude

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2 Responses to Daily Meditation Medication

  1. Valerie says:

    I love this prayer, Deb.

    I haven’t visited for a long time, I am sorry! I hope all is well with you and yours, and that you’re having a blessed summer.

    I’ll keep in touch – take care!

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