Thy Will

Through human will I oft have lost the way;
Have fallen in the dark and wept the while.
How many times I've trod the weary mile,
Blinded by tears that blotted out the day!
Because of human will, when self held sway,
I failed to see how fear sought to beguile
Me into days when I forgot to smile—
Long days, so hopeless that I could not pray.

But, Father, I have learned Thy will to do.
I pray that I may be more sensitive
To good, seeing that only Truth is true.
Help me to understand, each wrong forgive.
For kindness shown let me help someone too.
Not my own will, but Thine—thus may I live!

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Signs of the Times
June 11, 1932

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