Archive for April 6th, 2017

Walk in the Light

Today’s prayer is a matin, from the Byzantine Rite. The Byzantine Rite consists of liturgical texts developed to  guide services of vespers, compline, midnight office, matins, and hours. The original Rites were developed in the late 4th century.  They have been adapted and are still used by Eastern Orthodox churches today.

As you have once given light

to the blind from birth,

shine upon my soul, which does not see your light,

O merciful Lord,

but lies buried in the darkness of sinful forgetfulness

and in the cares of this life.

6 APR 2017 Ephesians 5 8

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