Category Archives: love

Love Without Limits

I have been thinking lately what a work for God it is, just loving people. 25 April 1891 It was my first year of teaching.  A life time ago – or so it seems.  But one incident remains as fresh … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Life

“Lord, we have not much to give Thee – but we give Thee our hands today.”   Diary Mr. Rogers.  Who of us parents, who sat our children in front of the TV screen to watch “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood,” would have … Continue reading

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Many Things Begin With Seeing

Come and look. . .  the colour plates and letter press are with one and the same intent – to make you see.  Many things begin with seeing in this world of ours.  Between the Desert & the Sea Lilias, … Continue reading

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Loving Acts of Kindness

What a difference of atmosphere when Sister Eva got into our train 1/2 way on our road!  For she is a medieval-saint, stepped out into a glorious light & freedom.              Diary 14 November 1908 (Between … Continue reading

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Passion for Giving

“There lies before us a beautiful possible life – one that shall have a passion for giving that shall be poured forth to God – spent out for man. . .”   Parables of the Cross Giving.  Gifts – given … Continue reading

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Limits to Loving?

“We may indeed thank our Heavenly Father that even our poor human love is inexhaustible, like the Norse drinking cup of old that none could empty, for its base was open and reached to the sea.  So the love we … Continue reading

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  “So sweet & pure the little place looks now that all is ready – & we all met there this afternoon to give it into the Hands of the Prince of Life & Love to be a fresh dwelling … Continue reading

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Arms Outstretched

“The last magic lantern picture of Monday night at Relizane still abides in blessing.  It was a picture of the Lord on the Cross. . .  In the dim light the Cross was obliterated and only the two arms outstretched … Continue reading

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Living Together in Love

“With loving thoughts and words and looks we can, as it were, twist the threads of our lives with the lives of others. . .  that we may help each other to be strong, like the little strands of wool … Continue reading

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Glad Light of Hospitality

It is such a happy summer with the dear bunches of the natives about the place.  And there is a spirit of love all about – either I get asked out to supper at one end of the house or … Continue reading

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