Aug 12, 2013

Litany: Be Blessed in the Lord

Here’s a litany of blessing based on Jesus’ life and ministry.  It was written by Dr. Gareth Byrne.

Be Blessed in the Lord

Come to Galilee and be blessed.
Come, see, and be blessed.
Hear him calling, and be blessed.
Stay with the Lord, and be blessed.
Take root in his land, and be blessed.
Walk along the lakeshore, and be blessed.
Bathe your feet in the water, and be blessed.
Listen to his words, and be blessed.
‘be merciful and be blessed.’
‘Be a peacemaker and be blessed.’
Marvel at the crowds that follow him, and be blessed.
‘Feed them yourselves’, and be blessed.
‘But I have only five loaves and two fish’, and be blessed.
Watch the sunrise together, and be blessed.
Know the darkness and the light, and be blessed.
Say ‘I love you, Lord’, and be blessed.
Say ‘You know I love you’, and be blessed.
Throw out your nets, and be blessed.
Confront your fears, and be blessed.
Cross over to the other side, and be blessed.
Face into the storm, and be blessed.
Accept your weakness, and be blessed.
Acknowledge your sin, and be blessed.
Ask for healing, and be blessed.
Come to the water of life, and be blessed.
Drink deep of the Lord, and be blessed.
Walk with him on Tabor, and be blessed.
Know yourself beloved, and be blessed.
Live in the Lord, and be blessed.
Give him space to hold you, and be blessed.
Breathe in his Spirit, and be blessed.
Let go of past pain, and be blessed.
Celebrate your joy, and be blessed.
Sing out your praises, and be blessed.
Stay a while in this place, and be blessed.
Know too when it is time to move on, and be blessed.
Take his love with you, and be blessed.
Set your face for Jerusalem, and be blessed.

~ written by Dr. Gareth Byrne, and posted on Union of Presentation Sisters website. http://www.presentationsistersunion.org/