A friend of mine sent this to me to remind me of a few things as I walk through things.  It reminds me of a proper attitude, that too easily disappears in life.  

To be divided by purpose and circumstance is terrifyingly easy in today’s society.

The Wesley Covenant Prayer

I am no longer my own, but thine.

Put me to what thou wilt, rank me with whom thou wilt.

Put me to doing, put me to suffering.

Let me be employed for thee or laid aside for thee,

exalted for thee or brought low for thee.

Let me be full, let me be empty.

Let me have all things, let me have nothing.

I freely and heartily yield all things to thy pleasure and disposal.

And now, O glorious and blessed God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit,

thou art mine, and I am thine.

So be it.

And the covenant which I have made on earth,

let it be ratified in heaven.


—as used in the Book of Offices of the British Methodist Church, 1936.