Light of Christ

Rainbow of light

"The hero is the one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light." -Felix Adler

Light of Christ, surround me.
Envelop me until we become one.

Light of Christ, illuminate me from top to bottom, left to right.
Keep your Holy Cross within the horizon of my sight.

Light of Christ, cast fire to the darkness inside.
Ignite with love the place where sins hide.

Light of Christ, grant mercy in despair.
Show me hope, every time I face fear.

©2012 Jade Jarvis

8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) 10 and find out what pleases the Lord. 11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. 12 It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. 13 But everything exposed by the light becomes visible—and everything that is illuminated becomes a light. 14 This is why it is said:
“Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.”
(Ephesians 5:8-14)

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