Poetry: Rossetti – In the Bleak Midwinter

In the bleak mid-winterFrosty wind made moan;Earth stood hard as iron,Water like a stone;Snow had fallen, snow on snow,Snow on snow,In the bleak mid-winterLong ago. I know very few poems by Christina Rossetti, but her winter and Christmas poems and songs have found a special place in my heart, and this one more than most. …

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Poetry: Shakespeare – Sonnet 73

"This thou perceiv’st, which makes thy love more strong, To love that well which thou must leave ere long." Let us love well and rejoice in these days that we have while we walk them, taking in stride all that the seasons bring with them. #Sonnet73

Repost: Hymns – See, Amid the Winter’s Snow

We can find joy and comfort in the hymn “See Amid the Winter’s Snow” in which we celebrate the birth of Christ and the dawn of Redemption in our …Rose: Hymns – See, Amid the Winter’s Snow Edward Caswall was born to a distinct Anglican family in July of 1814 in Hampshire, England. He attended …

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Repost: Hymns – Creator of the Stars of Night

Photo Credit: Saint Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church and Shrine “Creator of the Stars of Night” is a hymn of supplication to our God – Creator, Redeemer, Judge, and Savior.Rose: Hymns – Creator of the Stars of Night "Creator of the Stars of Night" holds much history for me. It reminds me of my alma mater …

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Christ and Culture: Thoughts on the song “Show Yourself”

Finding the Gospel and missing the mark in culture.