|Please let me never presume that I am among the elite and that I am certain to be among the elect received into paradise.|
|Please let me never be tempted
to feel self-satisfied that I have
"done enough," "prayed enough,"
"given enough," or "forgiven enough."
|Rather, keep me ever mindful that
of those to whom much is given,
much will be expected.
|However, let me always know that
I am never beyond Your mercy, that
You will forgive me for whatever I may have done, if I humbly confess my
promise sincerely not to sin further,
and ask that my soul be washed pure again.
|May I never presume.
May I never despair.
May I never lose my hope.
May I never lose my faith.
May I never lose my charity.
May I never lose my resolve.
May I never lose my balance.
May I never lose my devotion.
My Jesus, my God, I place my
D A N G E R ! - D A N G E R ! ! - D A N G E R ! ! !
Philippe Petit, aged 25, stunned the world in 1974