A Poem for the Month

Child of my love, fear not the unknown morrow,

Dread not the new demand life makes of thee;

Thy ignorance doth hold no cause for sorrow

Since what thou knowest not is known to Me.


Thou canst not see today the hidden meaning

Of my command, but thou the light shalt gain;

Walk on in faith, upon My promise leaning,

And as thou goest all shall be made plain,


One step thou seest–then go forward boldly,

One step is far enough for faith to see;

Take that, and thy next duty shall be told thee,

For step by step thy Lord is leading thee.


Stand not in fear thy adversaries counting,

Dare every peril, save to disobey;

Thou shalt march on, all obstacles surmounting;

For I, the Strong, will open up the way.


Wherefore go gladly to the task assigned thee,

Having My promise, needing nothing more

Than just to know, where’er the future find thee,

In all thy journeying I go before.


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