By Lillian May Martin
This selection of poems gives a glimpse at one person’s life and faith. Lilly May was small in stature, but she gave off a radiant light and was an inspiration to all who knew her. Her poems attest to her communion with God, her sensitivity to nature and her steadfast hope. Lilly May rose above the hardships in her life and stood for the greatest truths. Her understanding of mankind, her astute observations on her environment, her profound faith in God and her ability to see beyond earthly glooms were such that she represented those things without which we cannot live in harmony.