Tag Archives: Amy Carmichael

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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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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Atmosphere of God’s Revealing

“Obedience is the atmosphere of God’s revealing.” There is a catchy little chorus with a disarming message:  “God loves me just the way I am today, but much too much to let me stay that way.”  I rest in the … Continue reading

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Sunshine of My Happy Heart

“The peaks of the Mischabel were just shouting for joy this morning in radiant snow, after a day’s storm, and the late filaments of cloud were dancing round their crests. Oh it is a wonderful world.”   28 August 1901 Autumn … Continue reading

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Daisies Talking

The daisies have been talking again – the girls brought in a clump the other day from their Saturday afternoon hours in the country.  Somewhere long ago I saw that the reason they spread out their leaves flat on the … Continue reading

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Sing!

“I have been finding a great blessedness in these last few months in definitely obeying the command ‘Let them sing aloud upon their God!’ – I remembered Pearsall Smith half a lifetime ago, saying in a meeting – at the first … Continue reading

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Soul Food

“When Moses went in before the Lord to speak with Him, he took the veil off.  Bare absolute contact with God’s Presence – if our times alone with Him were but that all the time, they would be mighty in … Continue reading

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