4533621Poems — A VerseMary Baker Eddy
Mother's New Year Gift to the Little Children

FATHER-Mother God,
  Loving me,—
Guard me when I sleep;
Guide my little feet
  Up to Thee.

To the Big Children

Father-Mother good, lovingly
  Thee I seek,—
  Patient, meek,
In the way Thou hast,—
Be it slow or fast,
  Up to Thee.