Make Me An Instrument of Your Peace

Day 149  May 30, 2013

Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.  John 20:21

“Work with  the utensils you own today.”  -from 365 A Daily Creativity Journal by Noah Scalin

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u·ten·sil    /yo͞oˈtensəl/  Noun

That which is used; an instrument; an implement; or a vessel.

Prayer of Saint Francis:
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is doubt, faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
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 that we are born to Eternal Life.
Amen.

About 365MissionalPractice

Love God, Love Christ, Love Others. I am passionate about creating Missional Relationships that encourage disciples to personify Christ's message. As a minister in a Community of Christ congregation in Virginia I am learning everyday what it means to be vulnerable, to risk, to experiment, to share in a world that needs the redemptive healing of Christ. View all posts by 365MissionalPractice

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