Lend Us the Wit
Lend us the wit, O God,
to speak the lean and simple word:
give us the strength to speak the found word,
the meant word;
grant us the humility to speak the friendly word
the answering word.
And oh, make us sensitive, God
sensitive to the sound of the words
which others speak-
sensitive to the sounds of their words-
and the silences between.
-Sheldon H. Blank
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