"Walk a little plainer daddy," said a little boy so frail,
"I'm following your footsteps and I don't want to fail.
Sometimes your steps are plain, sometimes they are hard to see;
So walk a little plainer Daddy, for you are leading me.
I know that once you walked this way many years ago;
What you did along the way I'd really like to know.
For sometimes when I'm tempted I don't know what to do
So walk a little plainer Daddy, for I must follow you.
Someday when I'm grown up, you are like I want to be;
Then I will have a little boy who will want to follow me.
And I want to lead him right, and help him to be true;
So walk a little plainer Daddy, for we must follow you."
- Author Unknown