Flannery O’Connor’s androgynous prayer


Written on the back of a credit card slip:

“Oh universe which is the all of being—reverence to you—your rule be known—and acceded to in darkness as in light. Feed us by the truth of our need. Let us not be deluded that we may transgress or be transgressed upon. Deliver us from the violence of the false. Amen.”

Sounds good to me.

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