Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

EVENSONG

WEDNESDAY JUNE 10 at 7:15 PM

BEING ONE WITH CREATION,

Lord, may I love all Thy creatures,

the whole and every grain of sand in it. 

May I love every leaf, every ray of Thy light.

May I love the animals:

Thou hast given them the rudiments of thought

and joy untroubled.

Let me not trouble it, let me not harass them,

let me not deprive them of their happiness,

let me not work against

Thine intent.

For I acknowledge unto Thee

that all is like an ocean,

all is flowing and blending,

and that to withhold any measure of love

from anything in Thy universe

is to withhold that same measure

from Thee.

Fyodor Dostoevsky