Wednesday, May 1, 2019


Perseverance is a virtue
     I must nobly strive to gain;
Carefully move 'thru every waking hour
     While fettered by its chain,
'Til some day the galling shackle
     Will instead with beauty shine,
As I see my life fulfilling
     My niche in the Lord's design.

©circa 1968 Linnie Jane Burks

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