Prayer: Prayer of Abandonment
This prayer was of great comfort to Father Jacques Mourad – a great contributor to religious dialogue, who used to recite this prayer when he was captured by ISIS in Syria between May-Oct 2015.
Father, I abandon myself into your hands; do with me what you will. Whatever you may do, I thank you: I am ready for all, I accept all. Let only your will be done in me, and in all your creatures. I wish no more than this, O Lord. Into your hands I commend my soul; I offer it to you with all the love of my heart, for I love you, Lord, and so need to give myself, to surrender myself into your hands, without reserve, and with boundless confidence, for you are my Father.
Charles de Foucauld