Wednesday, December 19, 2012

A Mother's Prayer for Her School Children

They must go
Dear Lord, I know
It is the way of life
A little child
Must learn to fly
Too soon the spoil and strife
Of living will
Blow good and ill
Across their tender way
And even now
I see a cloud
Creep up across the day
So thus I plead
Lord, fill their need
With Your compassion, then
If you deem fit
Dear Lord, please bring
The children home again

© Janet Martin

So many things we suddenly no longer take for granted...

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