Prayer to Brigid

Your hands on mine, Your flame surrounding me,
I ache with the sunlit joy of Your presence.
Bright Star of the Morning, teach me to be still,
To be steady, to faintly follow Your path
Heralding the dawn, drawing up the sun
From the gentle mantle of the night.
Let me find the ways to be aidful in places
Of pain, whether strength of arm or back or will
Is needed; or instead (deceptively simple) to be
Silent, calm, standing there steadfast,
A guidepost, a mirror, a warm hand in darkness
Or cool water from the well on lips or brow.

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. spruceneedle
    Oct 31, 2015 @ 06:33:37

    This really speaks to me. Thank you for sharing this Prayer!

    Reply

  2. aeddubh
    Nov 02, 2015 @ 17:54:30

    I am glad and honored that it speaks to you. You are very welcome!

    Reply

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