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Not So in Haste, My Heart

Not so in haste my heart!
Have faith in God, and wait;
Although He linger long,
He never comes too late. He never cometh late;
He knoweth what is best;
Vex not thyself in vain;
Until He cometh, rest. Until He cometh, rest,
Nor grudge the hours that roll;
The feet that wait for God
Are soonest at the goal. Are soonest at the goal
That is not gained with speed;
Then hold thee still, my heart,
For I shall wait His lead. During a recent excursion to Los Angeles to visit relatives of my wife we had the pleasure of visiting a church which was led by our relative by marriage. Although it has been many years since I visited a more traditional Methodist church it is not something that I am unfamiliar with.
I cracked open the hymnal and discovered a piece of paper which was a placeholder, intentionally or unintentionally I cannot be certain, for this hymn: Not So in Haste, My Heart.
Reviewing the lyrics left me feeling they might be particularly relevant for my life at the moment and so I snapped a pictur…

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