Oh, let my thoughts be as the fledgling eagles are— Poised for the upward flight, Piercing the earth mists rejoicing, and winging far Into Truth's spacious light! Scarce higher than the sparrow's homely flight, it seems, My laden thoughts attain; Yet, since the way be heavenward, seeking noble themes, Each small ascent is gain. Truth's mighty tasks await us; attempt them and be free: Spread wide those wings and rise! Courageous as the eagle, let thought win liberty In Godlike enterprise.
Log in to read this article
Not a subscriber to JSH-Online? Subscribe today and receive online access to The Christian Science Journal, Sentinel, and Herald including digital editions of the print periodicals, Web original articles, blogs, and podcasts, over 30,000 minutes of Sentinel Radio and audio chats, searchable archive going back to 1883! Learn More.