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Poetry Saturday—Christmas Once Is Christmas Still

The silent stars are full of speech

    For who hath ears to hear;

The winds are whispering each to each,

    The moon is calling to the beach, 123 more words

Feast of Phillips Brooks (January 23)

Above:  Phillips Brooks

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Episcopal Bishop of Massachusetts

Phillips Brooks was one of the most prominent preachers in the United States. 441 more words

Saints Of The 1870s

david's charge to solomon and george minot dexter

In time for the holidays, at the gift shop located at Trinity Church in Copley Square, you will soon find items featuring one of the most striking and provocative images that I have ever taken … probably because the source of the image is so striking and provocative.  636 more words


The Imitation Danger

I’ve been slowly reading through Phillips Brooks’s Lectures on Preaching, which thus far has been an experience both brilliant and enriching. Originally delivered at Yale in 1877, the series of lectures examine the life of the preacher and the construction of the sermon. 971 more words


in search of noontide blue

There was an American man named Phillips Brooks who traveled abroad to Europe, and as he traveled he wrote in his notebooks, and in one of those notebooks, as he traveled in Germany, he wrote the following sonnet. 136 more words


Knock Knock - Who's There?

God gives us innumerable opportunities… Have you stopped to consider the opportunities He is giving you right now? Maybe the opportunity is to start over, to leave behind any inadequate habits and start fresh. 402 more words