Lord, help me live from day to day
In such a self-forgetful way
That even when I kneel to pray
My prayer shall be for~ez_mdash~Others.
Others, Lord, yes others,
Let this my motto be,
Help me to live for others,
That I may live like Thee.
Help me in all the work I do
To ever be sincere and true
And know that all I~ez_rsquo~d do for You
Must needs be done for~ez_mdash~Others.
Let ~ez_ldquo~Self~ez_rdquo~ be crucified and slain
And buried deep: and all in vain
May efforts be to rise again,
Unless to live for~ez_mdash~Others.
And when my work on earth is done,
And my new work in Heav~ez_rsquo~n~ez_rsquo~s begun,
May I forget the crown I~ez_rsquo~ve won,
While thinking still of~ez_mdash~Others.