Prayer for humility

Opening our hearts to God, we experience more of what it means to reflect “Spirit’s pure goodness / like a ray of the sun’s shine,” as this poem describes it.

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Heart open, I reach for
humility like an artist, swept
clean of human push, poised
to catch and take in the next
perfect brushstroke or word
or chord that comes.

Our God, Soul of us all, lift me
to a higher humility where we
– Your children – take on Your
cascade of joy and serenity,
glorifying You; living our
spiritual nature, allied to Yours
– reflecting Spirit’s pure goodness
like a ray of the sun’s shine.

This strong, sweet humility
becomes a refuge of truth
where brazen assertions of
a selfhood apart from God
are shut out – as if darkness
could really enter where
light floods in.

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