Once again, The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions speaks to my soul. I trust it will speak to yours, too.

Thou hast done for me all things well,
    hast remembered, distinguished, indulged me.
All my desires have not been gratified,
    but thy love denied them to me
    when fulfillment of my wishes would have proved my ruin or injury.
My trials have been fewer than my sins,
    and when I have kissed the rod it has fallen from thy hands.
Thou hast often wiped away my tears,
          restored peace to my mourning heart,
          chastened me for my profit.
All thy work for me is perfect, and I praise thee.

O Love that wilt not let me go,
I rest my weary soul in thee;
I give thee back the life I owe,
that in thine ocean depths
its flow may richer, fuller be.

O Joy that seekest me through pain,
I cannot close my heart to thee;
I trace the rainbow thru the rain,
and feel the promise is not vain,
that morn shall tearless be.

Lyrics: George Matheson, 1842-1906

For the joy set before him he endured the cross
Lyrics: God (from Hebrews 12)

My prayer:
Lord Jesus, set your joy before me
So I may endure my cross
that morn shall tearless be.

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