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July 12

GO up and watch the new-born rill
Just trickling from its mossy bed,
Streaking the heath-clad hill
With a bright emerald thread.

Canst thou her bold career foretell, 181 more words


July 9

SHADOWS to-day, while shadows show God’s
Light were not good except He sent us light.
Shadows to-day, because this day is night
Whose marvels and whose mysteries fulfil… 158 more words


July 4

WHO read a chapter when they rise
Shall ne’er be troubled with ill eyes. . . .
Who goes to bed and doth not pray… 178 more words


Hellebore and Religion

The counsels of religion are not to be applied to the distempers of the soul as men used to take hellebore; but they must dwell together with the spirit of a man, and be twisted about his understanding for ever: they must be used like nourishment, that is, by a daily care and meditation; not like a single medicine, and upon the actual pressure of a present necessity: for counsels and wise discourses, applied to an actual distemper, at the best are but like strong smells to an epileptic person; sometimes they may raise him, but they never cure him.

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June 23

In me lived a sin
So strange, of such a kind, that all of pure,
Noble, and knightly, in me twined and clung
Round that one sin, until the wholesome flower… 122 more words


Climbing Mountains with Ease

When the eternal God meant to stoop so low as to be fixed in our center, he chose for his mother a holy person and a maid. 274 more words

Word For The Week

Unfaithful (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 152)

Romans 3:3 (NLT)
True, some of them were unfaithful; but just because they were unfaithful, does that mean God will be unfaithful?

There will always be critics who will try to persuade you away from doing what God has called you to do. 234 more words