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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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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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The Lilies and the Birds

“Was it not Galileo, when the light of some great astronomical law broke on him – or was it Newton? – who fell on his knees and said, ‘I praise Thee, O God, that Thou has let me think a … 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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April in October

  “You are right to be glad in His April days while He gives them.  Every stage of the heavenly growth in us is lovely to Him.  He is the God of the daisies and the lambs and the merry … Continue reading

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Soul Into Blossom

“Take the very hardest thing in your life – the place of difficulty, outward or inward, and expect God to triumph gloriously in that very spot.  Just there He can bring your soul into blossom.”             … Continue reading

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A Listening Heart

“I have found a corner in Fortification Woods, only five minutes from the house, where every one is quite out of sight, and I go there every morning with my Bible…  it is so delicious on these hot spring mornings … Continue reading

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