—Ralph Waldo Emerson.
We weave with colors all our own,
And in the field of Destiny
We reap as we have sown.
Now when they beheld the boldness of Peter and John, and had perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marveled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
—Acts 4. 13.
Lord God, quiet me if I am not calm, that my soul may be able to contemplate and have an opportunity to grow. Help me, that I may be able even in discouragements to have the true perception of life. Amen.