Be a bright flame before me,
Be a guiding star above me,
Be a smooth path below me,
Be a kindly shepherd behind me,
Today, tonight, and forever.
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As the hand is made for holding
and the eye for seeing,
you have fashioned me for joy.
Share with me the vision
that shall find it everywhere;
in the wild violet’s beauty;
in the lark’s melody;
in the face of a steadfast man;
in the child’s smile;
in a mother’s love;
in the purity of Jesus.
Source: Gaelic Prayer
Source of this version: http://www.aholyexperience.com/2007/02/joy-poking-through-everywhere/
Also found here: The One Year Book of Personal Prayer, © 1991 Tyndale House Publishers (June 26)