Change the world by changing me

2 Jul

 

The Sufi Bayazid says this about himself – “ I was a revolutionary when I was young and my prayer to God was: Lord give me the energy to change the world.”

 

“As I approached middle age and realized that half my life was gone without my changing a soul, I changed my prayer to: Lord, give me the grace to change all those who come in contact with me. Just my family and friends, and I shall be content.”

 

“Now that I am an old man and my days are numbered, my prayer is: Lord, give me the grace to change myself”.

“If I had prayed for this right from the start I would not have wasted my life”.

 

 

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