An oldie but a goodie

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 into 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.”

The Gate of the Year – Minnie Louise Haskins (1875-1957)

Light of the World Hunt

“Hunt Light of the World” by William Holman Hunt. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons