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The Prayer of Saint Francis

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy Peace;
  where there is hatred, let me sow love;
  where there is doubt, faith;
  where there is despair, hope;
  where there is darkness, light;
  and where there is sadness, joy.

O, divine Master, grant that I may not
  so much seek to be consoled, as to console;
  to be understood, as to understand;
  to be loved, as to love;
  for it is in giving that we receive,
  it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
  and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.