We beseech Thee, Almighty God, in Thy goodness, to pour down Thy blessing
on these young shoots and sprouts which Thou hast permitted to grow with due sunshine and rain, and make them to grow into mature fruit. Grant to Thy people that they may always give thanks to Thee for Thy gifts, and fill the hungry with Thy gifts
which the fruitful earth produces in fullness so that the poor and needy may praise Thy glory.
Translated by Most Reverend J. H. Schlarman Bishop
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Govern by all Thy Wisdom, O Lord,
so that my soul may always be serving Thee as Thou dost Will,
and not as I may choose.
Do not punish me, I beseech Thee,
by granting that which I wish
or ask if it offended Thy Love,
which would always live in me.
Let me die to myself,
so that I may love Thee. ... continue reading
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