Asking the Lord to keep the eyes of my heart open to the extraordinary lessons of every day life.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
A Prayer for a Daughter
If you missed this post yesterday on Ann Voskamp's blog, I urge you to click on over and check it out.
The first time I read it, I prayed it for my daughter. The second time I prayed it for myself. I have read it at least 5 additional times since then.
The entire entry is beautiful, but this is my favorite excerpt:
"May her vocation in this world simply be
translation Translating every enemy into esteemed guest
Translating every countenance into the face of Christ Translating
every burden into blessing When it’s hard to be patient… make her
willing to suffer When it’s ridiculous to be thankful … make her see
all is grace When it’s radical to forgive … make her live the
foundation of our faith..."