A prayer for quietness of heart 

A prayer for quietness of heart 

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Give me, O Lord, that quietness of heart that makes the most of labor and of rest. Save me from passionate excitement, petulant fretful news, and idle fear, keeping me ever in the restful presence of your love. 

Teach me to be alert and wise in all responsibilities, without hurry and without neglect. Tame and rule my tongue, that I may not transgress your law of love. When others censure, may I seek your image in others, judging with charity, as one who shall be judged.

Banish envy and hatred from my thoughts. 

Help me to be content amid the strife of tongues, with my unspoken thought. When anxious cares threaten my peace, help me to run to you, that I may find rest and be made strong for calm endurance and valiant service.

Credit: W. Lewis of Milan 

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin ‘Badeniyi, a Professor at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Science at Durban University of Technology, South Africa, holds a doctoral degree in Food Science from University of Pretoria South Africa. Since 2001, he has conducted research and lectured internationally in the area of food quality and safety. He is the editor of Food Science and Technology: Trends and Future Prospects and has published numerous scientific publications as well as four inspirational books.

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