Lord, be Thou within me, to strengthen me;
Without me, to keep me;
Above me, to protect me;
Beneath me, to uphold me;
Before me, to direct me;
Behind me, to keep me from straying;
Round about me, to defend me.
Blessed be Thou, O Lord, our Father,
forever and ever.
Note: Lancelot Andrewes (1555 - 1626) was a bishop in the Church of England. He served as royal chaplain to Queen Elizabeth I and late...