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- With Strong Patience Rife

I AM a little weary of my life—

Not thy life, blessed Father! Or the blood

Too slowly laves the coral shores of thought,

Or I am weary of weariness and strife.

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Courage, Horse!

Heart be stout,

And eye be true;

Good blade out!

And ill shall rue.
Courage, horse!

Thou lackst no skill;

Well thy force

Hath matched my will.

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One Home to Win

Thou goest thine, and I go mine

—Many ways we wend;

Many days, and many ways,

Ending in one end.
Many a wrong, and its curing song;

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Review: Heather and Snow (The Peasant Girl's Dream) (No Spoilers)

Rating: ★★★

Who: George MacDonald, 19th-century Scottish preacher, poet, and novelist. He had a profound influence on C. S. Lewis, Madeleine L’Engle, and many others. 324 more words

George MacDonald

January thaw

Good morning, friends. How are you doing this winter? Is anyone else having a hard time making it through? I’ve been fine, really, but even when the winter is relatively mild it feels like everything is just a little bit harder. 772 more words


Abilene: A Letter To My Children

[I wrote this reflective letter last month as part of a final project for the Fall 2016 Semester Honors Discourse in Cultural Theory, taught by Dr. 882 more words


Review: Unspoken Sermons (3 vol.)

Rating: ★★★★★

Overview: This three-volume shows the breadth of MacDonald’s theological thought. MacDonald wrote these sermons in such a way that the conclusion of one introduces the next—but the topics are only vaguely connected. 645 more words