Wednesday, January 6, 2010

"In that cloud thou shalt behold My face"

The Cloud

I thought the way upon the mountainside
Would lead to certain clearness; but my Guide,
Whose thought was otherwise,
Led to a cloud which blotted out the skies.

I feared to enter into that great cloud,
And fearing, cried aloud,
"O patient Guide, I fear;
Be not far from me now, with trouble near."

"Let not thy heart be troubled. Could I cease
To care for thee?
Can vapors cancel peace, My gift of peace?
O rest in Me.
I wait to meet the in that cloudy place,
And in that cloud thou shalt behold My face."

- Amy Carmichael, Mountain Breezes

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