Bring Me Near You

My Lord and my God, take everything from me that keeps me from you.
My Lord and my God, give everything to me that brings me near to you.
My Lord and my God, take me away from myself and give me completely to you.

Source: Nicholas of Flüe, d. 1487

Source of this version: Modified from http://themathesontrust.org/library/nicholas-of-flue-brother-klaus

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pastorstratman

Lutheran pastor serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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