Category Archives: Poems

The Weaver

My life is but a weaving Between my God and me. I cannot choose the colors He weaveth steadily. Oft’ times He weaveth sorrow; And I in foolish pride Forget He sees the upper And I the underside. Not ’til … Continue reading

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Why English Is Difficult

We’ll begin with a box, and the plural is boxes, But the plural of ox should be oxen, not oxes. Then one fowl is a goose, but two are called geese, Yet the plural of moose should never be meese, … Continue reading

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Are You Quoting Shakespeare?

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The Remarkable Woman Behind ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’ By Karen Swallow Prior

Choirmasters consider it the world’s greatest Christmas carol. It has been recorded by musicians ranging from the Choir of King’s College to Annie Lennox to James Taylor. Originally titled “A Christmas Carol,” the poem we know as “In the Bleak Midwinter” by … Continue reading

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The First of the Prayers of Saint Patrick

As I arise today, May the strength of God pilot me, The power of God uphold me, The wisdom of God guide me. May the eye of God look before me, The ear of God hear me, The Word of … Continue reading

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A Bit of Poetry From Amy Carmichael

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Another Year by Frances Havergal

“Another year is dawning, dear Father, let it be In working or in waiting, another year with Thee. Another year of progress, another year of praise, Another year of proving Thy presence all the days. Another year of mercies, of … Continue reading

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