Lent & Cross, Longing, Poets

‘Batter My Heart’ by John Donne

Lord God,

Batter my heart,

Knock, breathe, shine in me, mend me.

So that I might have victory,

Overthrow me, break me, blow, burn in me,

And make me new.

Amen.

 

– John Donne 1573–1631AD.  English poet and pastor.