Don't open the door to despondency,
Don't lift the latch to despair.
The peace of your heart is dependent on you,
Let nothing disturb God's peace there.
Both worries and fears demand entrance,
God's peace is your refuge from harm,
Secure in the knowledge that He's in control
The negative need not alarm.
Though doubt and uncertainty knock on your door,
The source of your peace lies within.
New strength and encouragement He will provide
Alone in the stillness with Him.
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