Leaves of Life - December 6

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Leaves of Life 
Daily Inspiration by Margaret Bird Steinmetz


DECEMBER SIXTH

General George Monk born 1608.
Warren Hastings born 1732.
Dr. Richard Barham born 1786.

    That low man seeks a little thing to do,
      Sees it and does it:
    This high man, with a great thing to pursue,
      Dies ere he knows it.
    That low man goes on adding one to one,
      His hundred's soon hit:
    This high man, aiming at a million,
      Misses an unit.
    That, has the world here--should he need the next,
      Let the world mind him!
    This, throws himself on God, and unperplexed
      Seeking shall find him.
    --Robert Browning.

    Hitch your wagon to a star.
    --Ralph Waldo Emerson.

    When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, Jehovah, will I seek.
    --Psalm 27. 8.

Almighty God, show me what thou hast given for me to do, that I may not leave undone that which is mine. Forgive me for useless planning and blind asking for the things which cannot be mine. I pray that my work may be honest work, well done, and acceptable for thy service. Amen.
 
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