O Lord, God of peace,
I gave you all my pain
And you gave me all your happiness.
I gave you all my distress
And you gave me all your serenity.
That my soul may sing all of its joy to you.
I gave you all my selfishness
And you gave me all your generosity.
I gave you all my poverty
And you gave me all of your riches.
Yes, that my soul may sing all of its joy to you.
I gave you all of my nothing
And you gave me all of your all.
And just like at Cana, there was too much wine
And just like with the multiplication, of breads, there was too much bread
And just like at Tiberias, there were too many fish
And the nets burst.
God when you give, you always give too much of everything.
I gave you everything and you gave me everything,
But my everything is so small.
And the everything of your love is so great…..
And I am filled with wonder at the beauty of your presence
And I am dazzled by the light of your grace
And I am satiated by your generosity
And I am quenched by your mercy
And I am intoxicated with your tenderness
And I am nourished by your mercy and by your infinity
So that, with all my soul, I’ll go looking for you
Because without you, I am deprived of all that is good.
May my soul sing to you, all, all its joy.
Jacques Lebreton (1922 -2006). Wounded in 1942 while unpinning a handgrenade, he lost both hands and his sight.
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