Quaker Meeting for WorshipQuaker Meeting for Worshiphttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/244891/1391612400Stokes Multicultural Center2014-02-05T10:00:002014-02-05T10:30:00
February 5,2014 10:00AM–10:30AM
Stokes Multicultural Center
Join with others from the Haverford Community for a half hour of open worship in the manner of Friends (Quakers). A time for quiet reflection together and holding the larger community in our hearts and minds.
In calm and cool and silence, once again
I find my old accustomed place among
My brethren, here, perchance, no human tongue
Shall utter words; where never hymn is sung,
Nor deep-toned organ blown, nor censer swung
Nor dim light falling through the pictured pane!
There, syllabled by silence, let me hear
The still small voice which reached the prophets ear;
Read in my heart a still diviner law
Than Israel's leader on his tables saw!
here let me strive with each besetting sin,
Recall my wandering fancies, and restrain
the sore disquiet of a restless brain;
And, as the path of duty is made plain,
May grace be given that I may walk therein,
Not like the hireling, for his selfish gain,
With backward glanced and reluctant tread,
Making a merit of his coward dread,
But, Cheerful, in the light around me thrown,
Walking as one to pleasant service led;
Doing God's will as if it were my own,
Yet trusting not in mine, but in His strength alone!
John Greenleaf Whittier
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