420. PALLAS ATHENA
Pallas Athena, Goddess of Truth
Wearing the helmet of Love
Bearing the Shield, protecting the Real
Thy Sword of Truth from above.
Come, enshrine the Living Word
The emerald glory of Truth 0
come, Holy Spirit, now reveal
The myst'ry of Life to our youth.
Lead every parent, teachers, and children
Quicken with purpose divine
May holy wisdom sent from above
Help them reality find.
Mother of World, our dear Athena
Daughters of flame we invite
Teach us the Way, the Truth, the Life
Perfection of God aright.
Come all mankind, let us reason together
The law of the Christ let us hear
Humbly we listen and gratefully follow
The Truth and the Light that you bear.
Pallas Athena, Patron of Youth
Comforting Spirit of Truth
Serving the nations. Great Karmic Board
Justice of God execute.
Bless the holy vestal virgins
Temple of Vesta at Crete
To all heav'nly hosts we sing thy praise
And gratefully sit at thy feet.
Help us unveil the jewel of Truth
All nations and kindreds and tongues
Shall see thy glory cover the earth
'Waken the hearts of the young.
Pallas Athena, Vesta dear
0 anchor the Light of the
Sun Into the planet Earth today
The vict'ry of God in one.
Righteousness, 0 expand! Destiny understand!
0 soul, immortal thou art!
Lovingly, trustingly, Pallas Athena dear
May thy Truth live in each heart.