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Review: Proving the Unseen

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. 202 more words

Book Reviews

Poetry Saturday—Diary Of An Old Soul

Lord, I have fallen again—a human clod!

Selfish I was, and heedless to offend;

Stood on my rights. Thy own child would not send

Away his shreds of nothing for the whole God!  93 more words

True Love and How to Get It: PART THREE

Doctrine: There is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him. And the higher and mightier it is in the natural order, the more demoniac it will be if it rebels. 4,170 more words


The Dangers of Philanthropy

“The part of philanthropist is indeed a dangerous one; and the man who would do his neighbour good must first study how not to do him evil, and must begin by pulling the beam out of his own eye.”

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Robert Falconer

“But to know that God was good, and fair, and kind — heartily, I mean, not half-ways, and with ifs and buts— my boy, there would be nothing left to be miserable about.”

— George MacDonald, Robert Falconer

George MacDonald

A Waking Joy

Is it because it is not thou I see,

But only my poor, blotted fancy of thee?

Oh! never till thyself reveal thy face,

Shall I be flooded with life’s vital grace.

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Thou Art Making Me

But thou art making me, I thank thee, sire.

What thou hast done and doest thou know’st well,

And I will help thee:—gently in thy fire…

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