Archive for the ‘Poetry’ Category

God’s Presence
September 7, 2008

Pietism, a renewal movement among Protestants in the 17th and 18th centuries, had many aspects. One was a deepening of personal devotion to God, as expressed, for example, in the following hymn written by Gerhard Tersteegen, who lived from 1697-1769. This English translation is by John Wesley.

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After Christmas…
December 28, 2007

“The Work of Christmas”
by Howard Thurman

When the song of the angels is stilled, (more…)