Dearest Lord, teach me to be generous,
teach me to serve you as I should,
to give and not to count the cost,
to fight and not to heed the wounds,
to toil and not to seek for rest,
to labor and ask not for reward,
save that of knowing that I do your most holy will.
– St. Ignatius Loyola, 1642
This post is an excerpt from Prayers for Hard Times by Becca Anderson.
Original post here.