Our Star life's
not always easy,
We do need rare courage now,
Like that of young, heroic Adah,
Keeping her father's awful vow.
obey, as she has taught us,
Sometimes cry o'er life's ills;
But steadfast we turn our faces
Far from Adah's lonely
This world has obedient daughters,
Carrying out a hard command;
We must seek them -- weary, troubled,
them with a true "Star" hand.
Their quiet trust and true obedience
Are examples naught can mar.
Bring a candle of
To the first point of our Star.
When we learn to give up idols,
Worship just the
God of Truth,
Walk the hard road of endurance
With our uncomplaining Ruth,
Then our patience will grow greatly,
our love will be complete;
As we humbly glean together
To obtain our Sheaf of Wheat.
We entreat her not to leave
But to serve with us, in Truth;
Then our God, and all our peoples
Will be One, who serve with Ruth.
Proud and lovely,
brave Queen Esther
Holds our hearts thru' all the years;
Teaches bravery in great danger,
Helps to calm our timid
Esther, hope of her sad people,
Guided by God's mighty hand,
Saved her nation from destruction,
peace to her troubled land.
If we had unselfish love for
Our own nation, and our kin,
Like that of brave, young Esther
light would never dim!
And we think that her great mantle
Falls on you, who bear her name;
Wearing royal robes of
May you have her noble aim!
high above this world
Is hope, eternal and true;
Lifting each soul is Martha's faith,
Handed down to me, and to you.
above the storms of the world
His low, sweet voice is heard,
Bidding us read, and remember
The promises in His Word.
the question He asked Martha
Will be ours to answer, too;
But her faith, unshaken, steady,
Is enough for me, and
The beautiful hands of our Master
to serve each friend;
His lovely smile, in passing the Cup
Are treasures time never will end.
Electa, our Lady of
And hospitality, true,
Fills her Cup with sincere love,
To be shared by me, and you.
Close to the
glowing heart of our Star,
And that of each sister and brother,
Is the sweet counsel Electa gives,
"Let us love one
Her message comes to each member
With gladness, deep and sincere;
Walking together the Star-lit trail
grow closer, year by year!