A wonderful prayer from St. Francis of Assisi. He was an Italian Catholic Friar and Preacher; who live from 1181 to 1226.
There is so much wisdom and good advice in his words. This prayer has inspired millions around the world. You can read sentence by sentence and be inspired by his words.
Quotes by St. Francis of Assisi
“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”
“I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.”
“He who works with his hands is a laborer.He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”
“It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.”
“If we can enter the church day and night and implore God to hear our prayers, how careful we should be to hear and grant the petitions of our neighbors in need.”
“The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.”
“We are all creatures of one family.”
“While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.”
“It would be considered a theft on our part if we didn’t give to someone in greater need than we are.”
“Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.”