Give me strength to live another day;
Let me not turn coward before its difficulties or prove recreant to its duties;
Let me not lose faith in other people;
Keep me sweet and sound of heart, in spite of ingratitude, treachery, or meanness;
Preserve me from minding little stings or giving them;
Help me to keep my heart clean, and to live so honestly and fearlessly that no outward failure can dishearten me or take away the joy of conscious integrity;
Open wide the eyes of my soul that I may see good in all things;
Grant me this day some new vision of thy truth;
Inspire me with the spirit of joy and gladness;
and make me the cup of strength to suffering souls;
in the name of the strong Deliverer, our only Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.
(Prayer by Phillips Brooks.)
You know, if you click on my link to this hymn, the words are here too. If you sing along with the choir and the church congregation, I won't tell anyone! I promise!
Happy Mothering Sunday to my dear mother-in-law in England. Wish we could have had tea at the Hydro Hotel today! Wishing the best to all the MUMS in England and any other countries celebrating their Mother's Day today!