Sunday, March 1, 2009

First Sunday of Lent

Spirit of integrity,
you drive us into the desert
to search out our truth.
Give us clarity to know what is right,
and courage to reject what is strategic;
that we may abandon the false innocence
of failing to choose at all,
but may follow the purposes of Jesus Christ,

Janet Morley
Collect for Lent 1
All Desires Known (expanded edition, 1992)

1 comment:

Magdalene6127 said...

Yes. Amen. Beautiful image.