St. Catherine of Genoa

Here is a wonder prayer which is credited to St. Catherine of Genoa:

My Gift is Myself
Lord, I make you a present of myself.
I do not know what to do with myself.
So let me make this exchange:
I will place myself entirely in your hands,
if you will cover my ugliness with your beauty,
and tame my unruliness with your love.
Put out the flames of false passion in my heart,
since these flames destroy
all that is true within me.
Make me always busy in your service.
Lord, I want no special signs from you,
nor am I looking for intense emotions
in response to your love. Amen.

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