May You Be Wrecked: a blessing

May all your expectations be frustrated May all your plans be thwarted May all your desires be withered into nothingness that you may experience the powerlessness and poverty of a child and sing and dance in the love of God who IS the Father Son and Spirit


This is my favorite blessing if not one of my favorite prayers of all time. It is often attributed to Brennan Manning, my favorite author of all time, but it is was actually a blessing one of Brennan's spiritual director's prayed over him.

Today, I am praying this prayer over even myself... my life my ministry my marriage my preparations for fatherhood my... my... my...