From the land of shadows and darkened dreams, Where all that real is, unreal seems; Where human strength but weakness proves; Where human love but little moves; Where selfish ends are ever sought, And mighty Truth appears as nought; A white star leadeth me, To that Haven where hath eternal lease Sweet Purity and gentle Peace; Where in God's might man finds his strength; Where in God's love man finds at length His rest, his peace, himself ensoul'd; His heart enriched by grace untold, A white star guideth me. W.
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