Category Archives: difficulty

Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

One could literally do nothing but pray at every available bit.  One might take up letters or accounts that seemed as if they were a “must be” – but one had to drop them within five minutes, almost invariably, and … Continue reading

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A Sad That Won’t Go Away

The beauty of that line of Hebrew poetry came afresh today.  The thickest of the cloud storm would be just where He is passing.  We see the dust now.  We shall see His Footprints when He has passed along the … Continue reading

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Gladness of My Joy

“We speak of the God of Love and the God of Peace – so seldom of the God of Joy.   God is the God of joy, and we must drink in the spirit of His joy. And flowers speak of the … Continue reading

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Lilias’s Legacy

“It is when the death of winter has done its work that the sun can draw out in each plant its own individuality, and make its existence full and fragrant.  Spiritual growth means something more than the sweeping away of … Continue reading

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Deep Waters

“‘I am come into deep waters’ took on a new meaning this morning.  It started with perplexing matters concerning the future.  Then it dawned that shallow waters were a place where you can neither sink nor swim, but in deep … Continue reading

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Passing Through

“The word God has given is ‘passing through.’  Passing ‘through’ the broken-up gate (Micah).  Passing ‘through’ the stoning crowd (Luke).  Passing ‘through’ the wall of waves (Hebrews 11).  ‘By faith, they passed through’ – not on one side, avoiding the place … Continue reading

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Desert Lily

Today’s find was beautiful to the inward vision as well as to the outward.  It was clusters of exquisite wild lilies – white and fragile and fragrant – growing out of the hot salt sand that drifts into dunes round the … Continue reading

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