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Not to the swift, the race;                                        

Found on Facebook Timeline on 7-24-17. Country and Farm Photography. Taken by Carolyn Anderson.

Not to the strong, the fight;

Not to the righteous, perfect grace;

Not to the wise, the light.


But often faltering feet

Come surest to the goal;

And those who walk in darkness meet

The sunrise of the soul.


A thousand times by night

The Syrian hosts have died;

A thousand times the vanquished right

Hath risen, glorified.


The truth the wise men sought

Was spoken by a child;

The alabaster box was brought

In trembling hands defiled.


Not from my torch, the gleam,

But from the stars above:

Not from my heart, life’s crystal stream,

But from the depths of Love.



” In honor  of those who marched today to save the lives of children.”

March 24, 2018