My inward experience has often been a wilderness; but Thou hast owned me still as Thy beloved, and poured streams of love and grace into me to gladden me, and make me fruitful.
i loved him, every inch of his being, but i realised one day; if loving him meant losing me, than loving him was not enough anymore.
Veil after veil of thin dusky gauze is lifted, and by degrees the forms and colours of things are restored to them, and we watch the dawn remaking the world in its antique pattern.
After her initial conversion as a teenager, the author writes, “I was sent back into a world that no longer looked familiar to me. I had to relearn how to do everything.
Mediation on the Scriptures will renew your mind.
It is always quietly thrilling to find yourself looking at a world you know well but have never seen from such an angle before.
Past experiences are doubtful food for Christians; a present coming to Christ alone can give us joy and comfort.
Rain storms are destructive and renewing, I want to turn my bad days into rain storms.
I believe in living healthily and sustainably, and looking to nature for renewal and inspiration.
The sun, the hero of every day, the impersonal old man that beams as brightly on death as on birth, came up every morning and raced across the blue dome and dipped into the sea of fire every evening.