November 8, 2013


when an answer I did not expect
     comes to a prayer which I
     believed I truly meant,
  I shrink back from it;
if the burden my Lord asks me to bear
     be not the burden of my
     heart's choice,
  and I fret inwardly and do not
     welcome His will,
then I know nothing of Calvary love.

                                       Amy Carmichael