Obedience

Trust him in the common light;
Trust him in the awesome night;

Trust him when the earth doth quake:
Trust him when thy heart doth ache;

Trust him when thy brain doth reel
And thy friend turns on his heel;

Trust him when the way is rough,
Cry not yet, “It is enough!”

But obey with true endeavour,
Else the salt hath lost his savour.

~ George MacDonald (1824-1905)

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About middlingpoet

From the Gawain poet to Rainer Maria Rilke: I love traditional poetry.
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