Another Year

Another Year

Another year is dawning!

  Dear Master, let it be,

In working or in waiting,

  Another year with Thee.

Another year of leaning

  Upon Thy loving breast,

Of ever-deepening trustfulness,

  Of quiet, happy rest.

Another year of mercies,

  Of faithfulness and grace;

Another year of gladness

  In the shining of Thy face.

Another year of progress,

  Another year of praise;

Another year of proving

  Thy presence “all the days.”

Another year of service,

  Of witness for Thy love;

Another year of training

  For holier work above.

Another year is dawning,

  Dear Master, let it be,

On earth, or else in heaven,

  Another year for Thee!

  —Frances R. Havergal

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