What shall I render unto Thee,
O LordJesus for all that Thou hast done unto me,
especially on this day?
In Thy care for me Thou hast given me Thy Body for my food,
and Thy Blood for my drink,
and both as a pledge of future glory.
Would that my lips might be opened,
and my mouth filled with Thy praise,
that I might sing of Thy glory
and of Thy greatness all the day long,
and tell of all Thy wondrous works.
O my soul, magnify the Lord,
from whom thou hast received blessings so many and so great;
and rejoice, my spirit, in God thy Saviour:
for He hath looked down on my lowliness;
and the Mighty One hath done great things for me,
and hath filled me, when hungry, with good things.
Let my words please Thee, O Lord;
my joy shall be in Thee,
and I will strive to practise Thy commandments.
Hold Thou me by Thy right hand,
and guide me by Thy will,
that Thou mayest afterwards receive me into Thy glory,
for Thy mercy's sake.
From all eternity, O Lord, You planned my very existence and my destiny. You wrapped me in Your love in baptism and gave me the Faith to lead me to an eternal life of happiness with You. You have showered me with Your graces and You have been always ready with Your mercy and forgiveness when I have fallen. ... continue reading
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