Re: [SOCM-FORUM] New Eyes And A New Vision
- Dear Reji,
This is beautiful prayer.Thanks for translation and
putting this up.
--- Thomas Daniel <daniel_reji@...> wrote:
> New Eyes and a New Vision__________________________________________________
> Create eyes in me, and so may I see with Your eyes,
> for I cannot see with my own eyes.
> May my mind travel inwards
> towards the hiddenness of Your sacrifice,
> just as You have travelled out into the open
> and been cojoined to Your Mysteries.
> At this moment
> may I be totally forgetful of myself,
> and remain utterly unmindful
> of my own person.
> May every bodily image
> be wiped away from my mind's Eye,
> and may You alone
> be depicted before the Eye of my mind.
> And now, when Your Spirit descends from heaven
> upon your Mysteries,
> may I ascend in spirit from earth to heaven.
> -- Joseph the Visionary, Prayers of the Mystics,
> "The Syriac Fathers
> On Prayer and the Spiritual Life," Translated from
> the original
> Syriac-Aramaic by Sebastian Brock of Oxford,
> Cistercian Publications
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