for the Day
must make our contact with the Blissful
life, our strength, our joy and peace ---all
are in Thy hand.
us what Thou wilt.
from us what Thou wilt not give.
this we pray:
Thou never turn Thy face of grace away from
No man can come within the radius of the
Divine and not feel the burdens of life
drop away. A simple person, full of faith,
full of devotion, full of openness of heart,
may know a great deal more about God than
a philosopher of brilliant intellect. Sometimes
it becomes a great advantage to know less.
We have not so much to unlearn. We gain
contact with God, not through intellectual
keenness, but through a sense of consecration,
through the feeling that He is the Guiding
Spirit abiding within us and working through
Thou Beneficent One, surround me with Thy
I may be shielded from all that may cloud
my mind or heart.
me from the realm of affliction and sorrow
Thy Divine realm of joy and peace.
me at every moment to feel Thy nearness
may I draw my joy and strength from communion