Our Morning Offering – 9 August – The Memorial of St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (1891-1942) Martyr
I Do Not See Very Far Ahead
By St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (1891-1942)
O my God,
fill my soul with holy joy,
courage and strength to serve You.
Enkindle Your love in me
and then walk with me
along the next stretch of road before me.
I do not see very far ahead
but when I have arrived
where the horizon now closes down,
a new prospect will open before me
and I shall be met with peace.
How wondrous are the marvels of Your love,
we are amazed,
we stammer and grow dumb,
for word and spirit fail us.