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Prayer of St. Francis

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Thursday, October 25, 2007, 17:58
I have translated the Prayer of St. Francis into Senjecas.  I thought
others might like to use it as a translation exercies.

The Prayer of St. Francis
sâku fránsiskûsyo mêlðos

Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace.
aryû,  mum túsyo miirâsyo mhêêlom kwêre.
Lord, me of-your peace tool make.

Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
jéti cêdas êsa, mhênas mum sêêgo;
where hatred it, love me let-sow;

where there is injury, pardon;
jéti ðêvas êsa, dûûras;
where injury es, pardon;

where there is doubt, faith;
jéti bûkas êsa, êjas;
where doubt is, faith;

where there is despair, hope;
jéti vîlkas êsa, îlkas;
where despair is, hope.

where there is darkness, light;
jéti rêêmas êsa, lûkas;
where darkness is, light;

and where there is sadness, joy.
jétikwe lûûdzas êsa, kwîîtas.
where-and sadness is, joy.

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as
to console;
o diijmhû mhalðû, mum n' épi kwîîjaþus tââlu épi kwîîju pêmho dûte;
o divine master, me not so consoled to-become as to-console seek

to be understood as to understand;
n' épi mhêêjaþus tââlu épi mhêêju;
not so understood to-become as to-understand;

to be loved as to love;
n' épi mhênaþus tââlu épi mênu;
not so loved to-become as to-love;

for it is in giving that we receive;
mhááti jéti mhus dôôna, toááru mhus mhrîîa;
for when we give, then we receive;

it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
jéti mhus dôôna, toááru mhus dúúraþûes tââla;
when we pardon, then we pardoned become;

and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
jétikwe mhus mêêra, toááru mhus ââja zwiijâsy' éna dzêênwa.
when-and we die, then we eternal life into are-born.

P.S. What has happened (or what have I done) to Wikifrath.  I can't
edit my site anymore!

P.P.S. The rains have finally arrived!!  It's been raining since
Tuesday.  Forecast if for rain throught Saturday.


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