Look down upon me, good
and gentle Jesus,
While before Thy face I humbly kneel
And with burning soul, pray and beseech Thee,
To fix deep in my heart,
Lively sentiments of faith, hope
for my sins
And a firm purpose of ammendment.
While I contemplate with great love and tender pity,
Thy five most precious wounds,
Pondering over them within me,
And calling to mind
the words that David,
Thy prophet, said of Thee , my Jesus,
"They have pierced My hands and feet,
They have numbered all my bones."
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O Christ, our Morning Star,
Splendour of Light Eternal,
shining with the glory of the rainbow,
come and waken us
from the greyness of our apathy,
and renew in us your gift of hope.
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