Poetry: Milton – When I consider how my light is spent

When I consider how my light is spent,   Ere half my days in this dark world and wide,   And that one talent which is death to hideLodged with me useless, though my soul more bentTo serve therewith my Maker, and present   My true account, lest He returning chide;   "Doth God exact day-labor, light denied?"I fondly ask. But Patience, to …

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Poetry: Shakespeare – Sonnet 138

When my love swears that she is made of truth,I do believe her, though I know she lies,That she might think me some untutored youth,Unlearnèd in the world’s false subtleties.Thus vainly thinking that she thinks me young,Although she knows my days are past the best,Simply I credit her false-speaking tongue:On both sides thus is simple …

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Review: House of Living Stones

Katie Schuermann's House of Living Stones is a wonderful novel for anyone who loves realist literature. This book will make you laugh, cry, and feel with the characters you are reading about.

Poetry: Shakespeare – Sonnet 116

Let me not to the marriage of true mindsAdmit impediments. Love is not loveWhich alters when it alteration finds,Or bends with the remover to remove.O no! it is an ever-fixed markThat looks on tempests and is never shaken;It is the star to every wand'ring bark,Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken.Love's not Time's fool, …

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Mine is to Forgive

Fret not yourself because of evildoers;    be not envious of wrongdoers!For they will soon fade like the grass    and wither like the green herb.Trust in the Lord, and do good;    dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.Delight yourself in the Lord,    and he will give you the desires of your heart.Commit your way to the Lord;    trust in him, and he will act.He will bring forth your righteousness …

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