Tuesday, 25 November 2014

After the Feast of St. Andrew Dung-Lac and companions

Lord grant me courage
Each day to do your will
How many times have issues
Or just been plain lazy
Made me seek the broad way
Had me look for easy street
Or not accept pain for me
I blush at the temptations of our age
Whatever small resistance they'd meet
How I've caused the worst ill
Every opportunity the word of faith might I say
Defend God, Church, even others with issues
It's the Truth to set us free
Our self-sacrifice be our only issues
These martyred Saints saved the day
We can help it still
Our weakness can be beat
Plant within us the Spirit to rage

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