New Every Morning is the Love
John Keble, 1822
|New every morning is the love|
Our wakening and uprising prove;
Through sleep and darkness safely brought,
Restored to life, and power, and thought.
2. New mercies, each returning day,
3. If on our daily course our mind
|4. Old friends, old scenes, will lovelier be,|
As more of heaven in each we see;
Some softening gleam of love and prayer
Shall dawn on every cross and care.
5. The trivial round, the common task,
6. Seek we no more; content with these,
|7. Only, O Lord, in thy dear love,|
Fit us for perfect rest above;
And help us, this and every day,
To live more nearly as we pray.