Lord, we thank Thee for all the love
that has been given to us, for the love
of family and friends, and above all
for Your love poured out upon us every
moment of our lives in steadfast glory.
Forgive our unworthiness. Forgive the
many times we have disappointed those
who love us, have failed them, wearied
them, saddened them.
Failing them we have failed You,
and hurting them we have wounded
who for love's sake died for us.
Lord, have mercy on us, and
You do not fail those who love you.
You do not change nor vary.
Teach us Your own constancy
Your humility, selflessness and
Look in pity on our small and
protect, foster and strengthen it, that it may
be less unworthy to be offered to
You and to Your children.
O Light of the world, teach us
how to love.