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Where There's a Will

Though it is by footsteps ye do it.
And hardships may hinder and stay,
Walk with faith and be sure you'll get through it.
For “Where there's a will there's a way.”

From “Where There's a Will There's a Way” by Eliza Cook.


When life has handed you its worst,
You’ve sunk as low as you can go,
'Tis naught but for the end you thirst,
My friend, it helps if you but know
This too shall pass, you’ll get through it,
Though it is by footsteps ye do it.

You must get up, begin anew,
For sorrow’s not a lifelong guest;
How far you go is up to you,
But first you must begin the quest,
Though wind and dark lead you astray
And hardships may hinder and stay.

You must strive on, must persevere,
And measure progress inch by inch;
Do not look back nor yield to fear,
Do not let self-doubts make you flinch;
You’re not alone, you CAN do it,
Walk with faith and be sure you’ll get through it.

Use lessons learned as building blocks,
With faith the mortar, hard and strong,
Rebuild your life from aftershocks,
Stand tall and proud, it won’t be long
’Til there will dawn a brighter day,
For “Where there’s a will there’s a way.”

Author ~ ©  Linda E. Newman 
All rights reserved. Used with permission.
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