Monday, January 01, 2007

Another Year is Dawning

Another year is dawning:
Dear Father, let it be,
In working or in waiting,
Another year with Thee;
Another year of progress,
Another year of praise,
Another year of proving
Thy presence all the days;

Another year of mercies,
Of faithfulness and grace;
Another year of gladness
In the shining of Thy face;
Another year of leaning
Upon Thy loving breast;
Another year of trusting,
Of quiet, happy rest;

Another year of service,
Of witness for Thy love;
Another year of training
For holier work above.
Another year is dawning:
Dear Father, let it be,
On earth or else in heaven,
Another year for Thee.

Frances R. Havergal, emphasis mine
sing to tune "Aurelia," or The Church's One Foundation

Happy New Year to you all!

3 Comments:

Anonymous John Dekker said...

Happy New Year, Jessie.

How about another blog post? ;)

1/20/2007 2:08 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think another "Female Blogger--Missing" post is in order, huh?

2/12/2007 7:57 AM  
Blogger Lydia said...

Hi Jessie!
Okay we know amply well that it is a new year. Why don't you post something new! Maybe like...I dunno...something about your visit with a particular "Old-Fashioned Girl". Or anything else would be fine, for that matter.

Hope you are still "alive and kickin'." :)

2/12/2007 9:18 AM  

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