my great God of love,
help me open myself to the experience
of the Divine, to know You more deeply,
more arduously, and more completely
with every passing day.
know that I can experience You
both in contemplation and in action.
admonished us to
"Love as I have loved you."
If I can love spontaneously,
without thought of reward
or of receiving love in return,
then I know I can experience You.
I receive You into my heart.
of course You always return my love
infinitely more than I can give.
Help me to appreciate the magnitude
of Your love, and to give back as I can
in my own small ways.
Keep me reminded
"Whatever you do unto one of the least,
you do unto Me."
Let me see
You in every pair of eyes I see
every day, every way, in every place.
I pray in humility and love,
(c) 2011 Donn B. Murphy
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