Tuesday, 13 January 2009

A Prayer

I was with thee
Before the first dawn's silver fingers spread
Across the blue transparent sky.
Before the first sun's golden light
Heralded the coming of the first night,
Before the earth,
Before its emerald cover showed,
Before each bird, each flower and tree,
Before all,
I was with thee.

I am with thee
Through rosy dawns and starry nights,
Through autumn's rains and winter's snows,
Through raging storms and roaring fire,
Through primrose path and shaded bower,
Through troubled fountains of the sea,
Through all
In all
I am with thee.

- "Mr T." 1st December, 1946
"The Heart Speaks Plain: Letters of Life Experience"
edited by Jane Lee, as published in the Detroit News

give a gift, the easiest of offerings, a simple truth;
i am with you, i am here. don't be afraid, you are not alone.

1 comment:

Trish said...

Awww, nice song!! :)