A new little life at our house,
Complete with eternal soul -
Someone to cuddle and play with,
New reason to set higher goals.
In the past, I might have been careless.
Now, I ask for guidance divine.
For, in my mind I've a picture
Of her little hand in mine.
She'll follow, I know, all my footsteps
And be known by the names that I wear.
So, I'll make my decisions in earnest
And I'll choose with still greater care.
For, I know she'll copy my motions
And she'll know when I step out of line.
God, help me live so I'm worthy
Of her little hand in mine!
It's only a thin silver ribbon.
This life so quickly can pass!
Just what I teach her of Jesus
Will for all of eternity last!
Lord, help me keep my affection
And hers, attached firmly to Thine-
And walk toward the promise of Heaven
With her little hand in mine!
~ © Joan Clifton Costner ~
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