This week has been an amazing week in parts and a painful week in others.

But one thing I am realising day by day is how my days, weeks, months are shaped largely by my outlook.

So i came across this prayer when I was listening to a marriage devotional, and I realise that all I want is for God to help me become an instrument of peace for others, in all that I do.

So i thought I would share this prayer with you.


Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is doubt, faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
Where there is sadness, joy.

O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
To be consoled as to console,
To be understood as to understand,
To be loved as to love;

For it is in giving that we receive;
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
It is in dying that we are born to eternal life.

Saint Francis Of Assisi