Personal Daily Prayer

by joel on September 28, 2011

May I be at peace in boundless communion with all beings.

May I be grateful every moment for the presence of benefactors who continuously pour forth love indiscriminately to all, and personally to me.

May I stay open to the “full catastrophe” of life – with every breath aware of the suffering of so many, including my own, and may I intend relief for all who suffer.

May I radiate enthusiasm for life, creativity, and joy under all circumstances and thereby benefit countless beings.

May everyone awaken to the limitless fountain of kindness, compassion, joy-with-others, and equanimity – naturally present in all beings.

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