An Earnest Prayer For Taking the Eucharist

“You have vouchsafed me, O Lord, that this corruptible temple, my human flesh, should be united to your holy flesh, that my blood should be mingled with yours, and henceforth I am your transparent and translucent member. I am transported out of myself. I see myself such as I am to become. Fearful and at the same time ashamed of myself I venerate you and tremble before you.” — St. Symeon the New Theologian

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One thought on “An Earnest Prayer For Taking the Eucharist

  1. Sophia says:

    Ah that is so beautiful!

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