The Third Step Prayer The Third Step Prayer The Third Step Prayer
God, I offer myself to You God, I offer myself to You God, I offer myself to You
to build with me to build with me to build with me
and to do with me as You will. and to do with me as You will. and to do with me as You will.
Relieve me of the bondage of self, Relieve me of the bondage of self, Relieve me of the bondage of self,
that I may better do Your will. that I may better do Your will. that I may better do Your will.
Take away my difficulties, Take away my difficulties, Take away my difficulties,
that victory over them that victory over them that victory over them
may bear witness may bear witness may bear witness
to those I would help to those I would help to those I would help
of Your Power, of Your Power, of Your Power,
Your Love, Your Love, Your Love,
and Your Way of life. and Your Way of life. and Your Way of life.
May I do Your will always. May I do Your will always. May I do Your will always.
Amen Amen Amen
The Seventh Step Prayer The Seventh Step Prayer The Seventh Step Prayer
My Creator, My Creator, My Creator,
I am now willing I am now willing I am now willing
that you should have all of me, that you should have all of me, that you should have all of me,
good and bad. good and bad. good and bad.
I pray that you now remove from me I pray that you now remove from me I pray that you now remove from me
every single defect of character every single defect of character every single defect of character
which stands in the way which stands in the way which stands in the way
of my usefulness to you and my fellows. of my usefulness to you and my fellows. of my usefulness to you and my fellows.
Grant me strength as I go out from here, Grant me strength as I go out from here, Grant me strength as I go out from here,
to do your bidding. to do your bidding. to do your bidding.
Amen Amen Amen
The Prayer Attributed to Saint Francis The Prayer Attributed to Saint Francis The Prayer Attributed to Saint Francis
Father, make me a channel Father, make me a channel Father, make me a channel
of your peace; of your peace; of your peace;
that where there is hatred, that where there is hatred, that where there is hatred,
I may bring love; I may bring love; I may bring love;
that where there is wrong, that where there is wrong, that where there is wrong,
I may bring the spirit of forgiveness; I may bring the spirit of forgiveness; I may bring the spirit of forgiveness;
that where there is discord, that where there is discord, that where there is discord,
I may bring harmony; I may bring harmony; I may bring harmony;
that where there is error, that where there is error, that where there is error,
I may bring truth; I may bring truth; I may bring truth;
that where there is doubt, that where there is doubt, that where there is doubt,
I may bring faith; I may bring faith; I may bring faith;
that where there is despair, that where there is despair, that where there is despair,
I may bring hope; I may bring hope; I may bring hope;
that where there are shadows, that where there are shadows, that where there are shadows,
I may bring light; I may bring light; I may bring light;
that where there is sadness, that where there is sadness, that where there is sadness,
I may bring joy. I may bring joy. I may bring joy.
Father, grant that I may seek Father, grant that I may seek Father, grant that I may seek
rather to comfort , rather to comfort , rather to comfort ,
than to be comforted; than to be comforted; than to be comforted;
to understand, to understand, to understand,
than to be understood; than to be understood; than to be understood;
to love, to love, to love,
than to be loved. than to be loved. than to be loved.
For it is by self-forgetting For it is by self-forgetting For it is by self-forgetting
that one finds. that one finds. that one finds.
It is by forgiving It is by forgiving It is by forgiving
that one is forgiven. that one is forgiven. that one is forgiven.
It is by dying It is by dying It is by dying
that one awakens to Eternal Life. that one awakens to Eternal Life. that one awakens to Eternal Life.
Amen. Amen. Amen.
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