Monthly Archives: December 2017

Remembrances VII: The Return to Bethlehem

From God our Heavenly Father A blessed angel came, And unto certain shepherds Brought tidings of the same, How that in Bethlehem was born The Son of God by name. It’s been three years since the forces of Christian Britain … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Of all the old festivals, however, that of Christmas awakens the strongest and most heartfelt associations. There is a tone of solemn and sacred feeling that blends with our conviviality, and lifts the spirit to a state of hallowed and … Continue reading

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The Vacant Hearth

Proper deformity seems not in the fiend So horrid as in woman. –King Lear Men can be great when great occasions call: In little duties women find their spheres, The narrow cares that cluster round the hearth. -R. H. Stoddard … Continue reading

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Of Europe, the Seven Thousand, and Elijah

                          And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha, Ask what I shall do for thee, before I be taken away … Continue reading

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