Sunday, October 18, 2009

Simply Sunday: Make Us Instruments


LORD, make us instruments of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let us sow love;

where there is injury, pardon;
where there is discord, union;

where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;

where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.

Grant that we 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.



  1. Amen...beautiful...I've always loved this...have a great day!☼

  2. I had this hymn sung at both my husband and my son's funerals...I so love it. The words are wonderful.......:-) Hugs

  3. One of my favorite prayers, and one that often comes to my mind throughout my days. You shared it beautifully with the lovely flower picture.

  4. Very lovely thoughts for those of any faith.

  5. Brenda, what a lovely prayer! Thanks for sharing!

  6. I love the cozy images of your header!

    I just happened on your site from "Life in the Thumb." She got "The Shell Seekers" from you.

    I loved that book!

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