As watchmen wait for the morning,
so do our souls long for you, O Christ.
Come with the dawning of the day,
and make yourself known to us in the breaking of bread;
for you are our God for ever and ever.
Source: Mozarabic Rite
Source of this version: http://1stholistic.com/Spl_prayers/prayer_mozarabic-morning-prayer.htm
Also found here: https://attentiontothemoment.wordpress.com/2010/04/26/the-mozarabic-sacramentary/
“As watchmen wait for the morning” is a reference to Psalm 130:6
“known in the breaking of bread” is a reference to Luke 24:35
Graphic: Mozarabic manuscript from the Cathedral of Leon, from Wikimedia Commons.
2 thoughts on “Our Souls Long for You”
this prayer can be used as a prayer before the eucharist (the holy supper) when is holy thursday especially in the evening.