• “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. Dr. Suess

Sunday, January 18, 2015


Our lesson today in Relief Society was from the teachings of Ezra Taft Benson, lesson 2. I learned and remembered many things.

He memorized a poem when he was a boy.

   by Eliza M. Hickok,

I know not by 
  what methods rare,
But this I know, 
  God answers prayer.
I know that He 
  has given His Word,
Which tells me prayer 
  is always heard,
And will be answered, 
  soon or late.
And so I pray 
  and calmly wait.

I know not if 
  the blessing sought
Will come in just 
  the way I thought;
But leave my prayers 
  with Him alone,
Whose will is wiser 
 than my own,
Assured that He 
  will grant my quest,
Or send some answer 
  far more blest.

I know this verse is true in my life.
I think I will memorize this poem.

Then I will always have the words with me in my mind to access, and peruse any time any day, anywhere.