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Re: [SOCM-FORUM] New Eyes And A New Vision

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  • Thomas V.M
    Dear Reji, This is beautiful prayer.Thanks for translation and putting this up. Regards V.M.Thomas ... __________________________________________________ Do
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 12, 2001
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      Dear Reji,
      This is beautiful prayer.Thanks for translation and
      putting this up.
      Regards
      V.M.Thomas
      --- 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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