I said to the man
who stood at the gate of the year
'Give me a light that I may tread
safely into the unknown.'
And he replied,'Go into the darkness and
put your hand into the hand of God
That shall be to you better than light and
safer than a known way!
'So I went forth and finding the Hand of God
Trod gladly into the night
He led me towards the hills
And the breaking of day in the lone east.....