|Vanitas Still Life with a Tulip, Skull and Hour-Glass by Philippe De Champaigne|
O my God! Source of all mercy! I acknowledge Your sovereign power. While recalling the wasted years that are past, I believe that You, Lord, can in an instant turn this loss to gain. Miserable as I am, yet I firmly believe that You can do all things.Source via Sue Cifelli
Please restore to me the time lost, giving me Your grace, both now and in the future, that I may appear before You in "wedding garments." Amen.
by St. Teresa of Avila