Wednesday, January 25, 2006

A Healing Prayer

This is by Lama Surya Das and is found in his book, Awakening to the Sacred:
We, who need help, pray for the healing of our physical, emotional, and spiritual pains and difficulties.
Source of all blessings and power, heal us, empower us, and bless us.
We realize that we can't do it alone, and we ask for blessings from all those who have the power to help, elevate, and heal.
We ask for the help from the sacred that is above us.
We ask for the support of those around us, our friends, families, and communities.
We pray for the wisdom to find ways to help ourselves.
We ask for guidance to help us ease our way and heal our hearts.
May we open ourselves to the mystery that is beyond us, the source from which we are never apart.
May we be happy and whole.
May energy pour through us for the benefit of one and all.
May we dance and lift up our hands and our hearts in praise and rejoicing.

This is actually an expanded version of "metta" or lovingkindness practice. "May we be happy and whole." May we, indeed.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous1:36 PM

    Thank you so much Sr. Ellie. You could not have posted this at a better time.
    Carolyn L.


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