True Safety

"Good thoughts are an impervious armor."—The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany by Mary Baker Eddy, page 210.

When dawning comes with glad acclaim
Before the pregnant day,
Oh, let me search both thought and plan,
To keep them chaste and high alway.

And when the velvet-sandaled night
With darkness folds me in,
I would exclude from consciousness
Those concepts that can foster sin.

And as with earnestness I strive
To bless the world of men
On whom my contemplation rests,
I shall myself find safety then.

Let vanity and earthly pride
Have no abiding place
Within my heart, and let me know
The shelter of the Father's grace.

Let holiness and truth and love
Inspire my every deed,
And thus their planting shall displace
All evil's noxious, deadly weed.

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December 2, 1939

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