THE SECRET

Submitted By: Lita Pretty

THE SECRET

I met God in the morning
when my day was at its best,
And His presence came like sunrise,
Like a glory in my breast.

All day long the Presence lingered,
All day long He stayed with me,
And we sailed in perfect calmness
O'er a very troubled sea

Other ships were blown and battered,
Other ships were sore distressed,
But the winds that seemed to drive them
Brought to us a peace and rest.

Then I thought of other mornings,
With a keen remorse of mind,
When I too had loosed the moorings,
With the Presence left behind.

So I think I know the secret,
Learned from man a troubled way;
You must seek Him in the morning
If you want Him through the day!

Author: Ralfph Spaulding Cushman from Spiritual Hilltops
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