It's an interesting thing to notice, that the sun shines on the whole earth, and yet only some things come to life by the sun's rays. Only some things actually "react" to the light, and let the light bring new life to them. For all the sun may shine on a rock, the sun's rays … Continue reading Letting the Light In
Lord, let me chain myself to thee, that I might not stray! Through thoughts of chains, a word, — No chain - but a silver cord. In that simple thought I see, thou higher art than me Foolish are we men - our thoughts are small, and low, and hard we call, Twisting, driving, hoping … Continue reading The Silver Cord
Give me, take from me, as thou wilt. I learn— Slowly and stubbornly I learn to yield With a strange hopefulness. As from the field Of hard-fought battle won, the victor chief Turns thankfully, although his heart do yearn, So from my old things to thy new I turn, With sad, thee-trusting heart, and not … Continue reading A Strange Hopefulness
I heard a voice in my heart, that asked me to follow. It was a little thing. I thought, Is that a real voice I hear? Truly? I can't tell! And the call still remained.