Contemplative Worship Team - September 20, 2021

Praying with Thomas Merton

A prayer from Thomas Merton: 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 that I have that desire in all that I am doing. And I know that if I do this, you will lead me by the right road although I may know nothing about it. Therefore will I 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. A song based on his prayer: I desire to please you, I desire to go where you lead. I can’t know for certain, But this is my desire. I don’t know where I’m going, Where this pathway will lead. And I’ve no way of knowing where it ends. In my doubt and confusion, When I’m tempted to fear. I will not be discouraged, I know you are there. I desire.....

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