POEMS: “This too shall pass” by Helen Steiner Rice

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“This too shall pass”

If I can endure for this minute
Whatever is happening to me,
No matter how heavy my heart is
Or how dark the moment may be-

If I can remain calm and quiet
With all the world crashing about me,
Secure in the knowledge God loves me
When everyone else seems to doubt me-

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If I can but keep on believing
What I know in my heart to be true,
That darkness will fade with the morning
And that this will pass away, too-

Then nothing in life can defeat me
For as long as this knowledge remains
I can suffer whatever is happening
For I know God will break all of the chains

That are binding me tight in the darkness
And trying to fill me with fear-
For there is no night without dawning
And I know that my morning is near.

Helen Steiner Rice

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. LindaP says:

    One of my favourite poems and my favourite poet!

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  2. Beautiful! ❤️🦋🌀

    Like

    1. Thank you so much Sheila! ❤

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