Sometimes I Need This Prayer

St. Ignatius of Loyola                                                  Image via WikipediaO Christ Jesus,
when all is darkness
and we feel our weakness and helplessness,
give us the sense of Your presence,
Your love, and Your strength.
Help us to have perfect trust
in Your protecting love
and strengthening power,
so that nothing may frighten or worry us,
for, living close to You,
we shall see Your hand,
Your purpose, Your will through all things.

Thanks to Ignatius of Loyola (who wrote it) and Philosophy Over Coffee (who posted it)

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