TEMPT // LENT D::18
[ READING :: Galatians 6:1-10 ]
-- Prayers for you Lenten journey
O Lord and Master of my life!
Take from me the spirit of sloth, faint-heartedness, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.
Yea, O Lord and King!
Grant me to see my own errors and not to judge my brother;
For thou art blessed unto ages of ages. Amen.
Let us fast O faithful
from corrupting snares, from harmful passions,
So that we may acquire life from the divine cross
and return with the good thief to our initial home
-- From Great Lent; journey to Pascha by Alexander Schmemann
Let these are two Lenten prayers ground you and guide as you continue your journey.
? We can often see the ways others have given in to temptation...
...are we aware of our own temptations and failures ?