Monthly Archives: October 2012

Verse by Isaac Watts . . .

I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath, And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers; My days of praise shall ne’er be past While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures. Advertisements

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The Next Poem

At length the glad day has arisen, So longed for and dear to our sight; Let us praise God by whom it is given, And let us rejoice in its light. Mighty God, unto Thee do I cry, Thine anointed … Continue reading

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A Verse by Cowper

I was a stricken deer, that left the herd Long since; with many an arrow, deep infixed, My panting side was charged, when I withdrew To seek a tranquil death in distant shades. There I was found by One who had … Continue reading

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A Poem . . . .

Wouldst thou from find a sweet relief? Or is thy heart oppressed by woes untold? Balm wouldst thou gather for corroding grief? Pour blessings round thee, like a shower of gold. ‘Tis when the rose is wrapt in many a … Continue reading

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Stopped Worrying and began to Laugh

A friend at a celebrated watering place(aka the seaside), met a lady who seemed hovering on the brink of the grave.  Her cheeks were hollow and wan, her manner listless, her step languid, and her brow wore the severe contraction … Continue reading

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I am back and . . . . . . . There is but One Book

“Well, I am back,” he said.  (Tolkien, The Return of the King) I am back and until December I will be doing my two posts a week.  Then . . . but I cannot tell you now. There is but … Continue reading

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