Spirit prayer

Holy Spirit, fire of God, enflame me.
        Breath of life, take wing in me.
                Divine love, reach through me.


I am the vessel of your wine,
        the flesh of your soul,
                the candle of your flame.


Breathing out, I release myself;
        breathing in, I receive you.
                Filling me, you enliven my cells.


From within, you are my life.
        In every other, there you are as well.
                In you, I meet myself in them.


Fill me with your living,
        send me in your loving,
                your loving that does not die.


                                        —May 1, 2013