Contributed by Joseph Smith on Apr 3, 2004
Funeral message for Mrs. Julia Hamilton, the mother of several accomplished sons. A "lovely light" (of Millay’s poem) is one which reveals truth, shares light in the household, and looks to God as the author of all light.
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? ... I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.
The Lord is my light – and on this dismal day, when outside the rain continues to fall,