“Narrow is the mansion of my soul; enlarge Thou it, that Thou mayest enter in.” ~Augustine of Hippo A.W. Tozer says this in response to Augustine’s prayer: “How vastly different is this from the self-satisfied spirit we see … Continue reading
A PERSONAL INVOCATION
O Love of God, descend into my heart;
Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling,
And scatter there Your cheerful beams.
Dwell in the soul that longs to be Your temple;
Water that barren soil overrun with weeds and briars
And lost for lack of cultivating.
Make it fruitful with Your dew.
Come, dear Refreshment of those who languish;
Come, Star and Guide of those who sail amidst tempests.
You are the Haven of the tossed and shipwrecked.
Come now, Glory and Crown of the living,
As well as the Safeguard of the dying.
Come, Sacred Spirit;
Come, and fit me to receive You.
~St. Augustine (354-430 C.E.)