Today was a great day in Church.  I heard a lot of what I needed to hear, and we sang this song in Priesthood, and some of the verses really spoke to me, such as:

Ne’er despairing, though defeated,
God speed the right.
Like the great and good in story,
If we fail, we fail with glory.

I am failing, left and right, and am desperate and all that other good junk.  But in this verse it says that even if we fail, we fail in glory!  I can still do my best and when I am defeated, it is not that at least I tried, but I tried in such a manner that success or failure I did it in a glorious fashion.  I dunno…for whatever it is worth readers!

“106: God Speed the Right,” Hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, no. 106

Firmly

1. Now to heav’n our prayer ascending,
God speed the right;
In a noble cause contending,
God speed the right.
Be our zeal in heav’n recorded,
With success on earth rewarded.

[Chorus]
God speed the right.
God speed the right.

2. Be that prayer again repeated,
God speed the right;
Ne’er despairing, though defeated,
God speed the right.
Like the great and good in story,
If we fail, we fail with glory.

3. Patient, firm, and persevering,
God speed the right;
No event nor danger fearing,
God speed the right.
Pains, nor toils, nor trials heeding,
And in heav’n’s good time succeeding,

Text: Wiliam E. Hickson, 1803–1870

Music: Ernst Moritz Arndt, 1796–1860

Doctrine and Covenants 58:27–28

Alma 27:27, 30

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