beg of you, my Lord,
to remove anything which separates
me from you, and you from me.
Remove anything that makes me
of your sight, your control, your reprehension;
of your speech and conversation,
of your benevolence and love.
Cast from me every evil
that stands in the way of my seeing you,
hearing, tasting, savoring, and touching you;
fearing and being mindful of you;
knowing, trusting, loving, and possessing you;
being conscious of your presence and, as far as
may be, enjoying you.
is what I ask for myself
And earnestly desire from you. Amen.