Thursday, 28 August 2014

Night time prayer.


The Prayer of St. Columba   (thanks to K.H. who posted this on Facebook)

Be a bright flame before me, O God

a guiding star above me.
...
Be a smooth path below me,

a kindly shepherd behind me

today, tonight, and for ever.

Alone with none but you, my God

I journey on my way;

what need I fear when you are near,

O Lord of night and day?

More secure am I within your hand

than if a multitude did round me stand.

Amen.






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