As we enter into a New Year, watch this short video of hope and direction. Then read the poem in its entirety and the story behind the poem.
The Gate of the Year: A turn of the century poem that instilled hope in 1940’s war-torn Europe and continues to inspire hope for every generation.
And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.”
And he replied: “Go out into the darkness and put your hand in the Hand of God. That shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way.”
So I went forth, and finding the Hand of God, trod gladly into the night. And He led me towards the hills and the breaking of day in the lone East.
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