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What Is

This is a special Islamic prayer called a du’a.  I believe it’s universal enough to be prayed by every faith: O Allah Enlighten what is dark in me Strengthen what is weak in me Mend what is broken in me Bind what is bruised in me Heal what is sick in me Straighten what is …

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The Lord’s Prayer

The translation is based upon research by Dr. Neil Douglas-Klotz, an expert in the Aramaic Christian, Jewish mystical and Sufi traditions. He translated the prayer as if it came directly from the Aramaic (via): O Breathing Life, your Name shines everywhere! Release a space to plant your Presence here. Envision your “I Can” now. Embody …

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Prayer

Excerpt from Gerda Weissmann Klein’s autobiography, All But My Life ©1957: But later, much later, I thought about my way of praying.  It started in school with a play about ancient Egypt.  Each character uttered a prayer:  the mighty Pharaoh prayed for a victory, his opponent asked for his own success, a sick man begged …

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Thomas Merton’s Prayer

“My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think that I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing …

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Every Body

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”Tear down the mosque and the temple; break everything in sight. But do not break a person’s heart: it is there that God resides.”  ~Bulleh Shah

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From SufiComics.com.

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Prayer

“God, I ask you to remake my heart. Fill it with what You love. Remove from it what You don’t. And mend what I’ve broken.”  ~Yasmin Mogahed (via)

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The Clown’s Prayer

Chris Farley carried this prayer with him at all times.  Nobody knows who wrote it: The Clown’s Prayer As I stumble through this life, help me to create more laughter than tears, dispense more cheer than gloom, spread more cheer than despair. Never let me become so indifferent, that I will fail to see the …

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