God, make me brave for life: oh, braver than this.
Let me straighten after pain, as a tree straightens after the rain, shining and lovely again.
God, make me brave for life, much braver than this.
As the blown grass lifts, let me rise from sorrow with quiet eyes, knowing your way is wise.
God, make me brave; life brings such blinding things.
Help me to keep my sight.
Help me to see that out of dark comes light. – Grace Noll Crowell
For all of the posts in the 31 Days: Brave series, go here.