Sunday, 27 November 2016

Spiritual Unfolding

What joy to find what we thought lost in our weary struggle with life saved for us—stored safely away for future use!

He lends not, but gives to the end,
As he loves to the end. If it seem
That he draws back a gift, comprehend
'Tis to add to it rather,
Or keep—as a mother may toys
Too costly, though given by herself,
Till the room shall be stiller from noise,
And the children more fit for such joys
Kept over their heads on the shelf.

Light on the Hidden Way, Ticknor & Company, Boston, 1886