Category Archives: renewal

Harbinger of Spring

“The long hard winter has broken at last – not as yet in much sign on the earthward side but in the late afternoon yesterday the great cumulus clouds sank away, and in their place lay long horizontal bars, one … Continue reading

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Parable of the Well Water

“Such a lovely ‘beholding’ today!  I went to the well – and it was uncovered for me to look down.  Instead of the still circle of water I expected to see, it was all heaving and rippling in swelling circles! … Continue reading

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The Baby Moon

The baby new moon was hanging in the sunset tonight like a boat for the little angels – so the battle month is over again.  This has come with a flood of fresh inspiration to hope.   11 February 1896  A … Continue reading

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The Weight of Glory

“The grass has to stand very still as it holds its precious ‘weight of glory’ – and so has the soul on whom the dew of the Spirit comes.  Literally, as easily as this dew, His dew is brushed off – some of … Continue reading

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Not Bound to Repeat

If it were only a matter of asking Him to repeat the miracles of the past, faith would have plenty of room.  But He is not bound to reproduce.  He is the Creator – have we ever let our hearts and … Continue reading

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Rest for the Soul

“Oh, the desert is lovely in its restfulness.  The great brooding stillness over and through everything is so full of God.  One does not wonder that He used to take His people out into the wilderness to teach them.”    … Continue reading

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February Flowers

“The spring flowers that stand all about my room in Arab pots of green and yellow earthenware bring a very real revelation of Him, ‘by whom were all things created.’  The clear happiness of the daisies and the radiant shout … Continue reading

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