O Lord, I do not know what to ask of You. You alone know what are my true needs.
You love me more than I myself know how to love.
Help me to see my real needs which are concealed from me. I do not dare to ask either for a cross or for consolation. I can only wait on You.
My heart is open to You. Visit and help me, for the sake of Your great mercy.
Strike me and heal me; cast me down and raise me up. I worship in silence Your holy will and Your unsearchable ways.
I offer myself as a sacrifice to You. I have no other desire than to fulfill Your will.
Teach me to pray. Pray You Yourself in me. Amen.
-Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow