Monthly Archives: May 2014

Fire Upwards!

“A story of the wars of the first Napoleon has often come back to me.  He was trying in a winter campaign, to cut off the march of the enemy across a frozen lake.  The gunners were told to fire … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage of Prayer

“The days have seen the completing of another of the longings that have been brooding with its stress on the need of making Mission Houses to be houses of prayer, not just centers of activity.  The longing had shaped itself … Continue reading

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On Pilgrimage: Living Lilias

Darling Lilias The latter part of June will be delicious for me – and never mind Clovelly – stay here June and July and August –  and you shall have such children to draw – and such flowers – and … Continue reading

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May Break

  Enjoy Lilias’s “Sweet Pea” in place of my weekly post.  I am taking  a “May Break” to concentrate on the Lilias Trotter documentary and will report back, next Friday, with highlights from this remarkable week!   Thank you for your … Continue reading

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Gladly Give

“See how this bit of oat-grass is emptying itself out.  Look at the wide-openness with which the seed-sheaths lose all that they have to yield, and then the patient content with which they fold their hands – the content of … Continue reading

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