Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Prayer Before Bed

I wanted to share this prayer before retiring from the 1966 movie, A Man For All Seasons.


Dear Lord,
give us rest tonight
or if we must be wakeful, cheerful;
careful only for our soul's salvation.
For Christ's sake,
~Amen.

3 comments:

Kindred Spirit said...

Beautiful--and another one of my favorites. Thank you so much for posting this, Dymphna.

laymonk777 said...

Thanks for sharing this. I am compiling a few bed-time prayers.

Dymphna said...

You're welcome, guys!

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