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Lord, let not our souls be busy inns that have no room for thee or thine,
But quiet homes of prayer and praise, where thou mayest find fit company,
Where the needful cares of life are wisely ordered and put away,
And wide, sweet spaces kept for thee; where holy thoughts pass up and down
And fervent longings watch and wait thy coming. Amen. 

Mother Julian







Lord Jesus, may my soul not be too busy to make room for you and those you have made.
Instead may my soul be a place of prayer and praise that is ready for you
   with the tasks and pressures of life handed over to you.
May there be wide, fragrant space kept for you, where spiritual conversation takes place
   and my deep heartfelt longings watch, wait and are held in your presence.  Amen

My paraphrase