Poetry: Wordsworth – A Night Thought

Lo! where the Moon along the skySails with her happy destiny;Oft is she hid from mortal eyeOr dimly seen,But when the clouds asunder flyHow bright her mien! Far different we—a froward race,Thousands though rich in Fortune's graceWith cherished sullenness of paceTheir way pursue,Ingrates who wear a smileless faceThe whole year through. If kindred humours e'er …

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Poetry: Brontë – O come with me

O come with me, thus ran the song,The moon is bright in Autumn’s sky,And thou hast toiled and laboured longWith aching head and weary eye.Emily Jane Brontë I stumbled across this poem recently. I realized that while I knew of the Brontë sisters’ novels, I knew very little of their poetry. This one stuck out …

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Stillness at Dawn

Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed,Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning;Great is Your faithfulness.“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul,“Therefore I hope in Him!” Lamentations 3:22-24 I love early mornings. Granted, I was up about an hour and a half earlier than I typically like to wake, but …

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