Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Breathe into me, Holy Spirit

I came across this beautiful prayer the other day by St. Augustine of Hippo:

Breathe into me, Holy Spirit,
that my thoughts may all be holy.

Move in me, Holy Spirit,
that my work, too, may be holy.

Attract my heart, Holy Spirit,
that I may love only what is holy.

Strengthen me, Holy Spirit,
that I may defend all that is holy.

Protect me, Holy Spirit,
that I may always be holy.
Prayer of St. Augustine 

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