Posted by Rachel (126.96.36.199) on August 04, 2001 at 00:14:13:
TEACH ME THE TRUTH BY FRANCIS LOCKWOOD GREEN
Teach me the truth, Lord, though it put to flight
My cherished dreams and fondest fancy's play;
Give me to know the darkness from the light,
The night from day.
Teach me the truth, Lord, though my heart may break
In casting out the falsehood for the true;
Help me to take my shattered life and make
Its actions new.
Teach me the truth, Lord, though my
feet may fear
The rocky path that opens out to me;
Rough it may be, but let the way be clear
That leads to thee.
Teach me the truth, Lord. When false creeds decay.
When man-made dogmas vanish with the night,
Then, Lord, on thee my darkened soul shall stay.
Thou living Light. *****
Haven't put a poem on in a few days. I found this in one of my older books put out in 1909; I felt it had a lot to say. Something to read in the wee hours of the night/morning. Wishing you ALL an enjoyable weekend filled with family and friends. God bless. - Rachel
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