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Serbian Bishop's Prayer Regarding Enimies


By heath - Posted on 01 July 2007

I was listening to a talk by Brian McLaren one day and heard this prayer about enemies and critics. I thought it was interesting. Here is an excerpt to whet your appetite:

They, rather than I, have confessed my sins before the world. They have punished me, whenever I have hesitated to punish myself. They have tormented me, whenever I have tried to flee torments. They have scolded me, whenever I have flattered myself. They have spat upon me, whenever I have filled myself with arrogance. Bless my enemies, O Lord. Even I bless them and do not curse them.

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