Grow Younger

Grow Younger

My heart leaps up when I behold     A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began;  So is it now I am a man;  So be it when I shall grow old,     Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety....
Ring it Out and In

Ring it Out and In

 … The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true. Ring out the grief that saps the mind    For those that here we see no more;    Ring out the feud of rich and poor, Ring in redress to all mankind. Ring out a slowly dying cause,    And...
Flood our Hearts

Flood our Hearts

God of time and God eternal, God beyond millennia; God whose fingerprints reveal you In the atom and the stars:           Flood our hearts with hope and wonder,           Fill us with your healing love.   God, in Jesus, you have lived life, Shared constraints of...
Unless I catch fire

Unless I catch fire

Unless the eye catch fire               The God will not be seen. Unless the ear catch fire               The God will not be heard. Unless the tongue catch fire               The God will not be named Unless the heart catch fire               The God will not be...
Elected

Elected

Though the mariner sees not the polestar, yet the needle of the compass which points to it tells him which way he sails: thus the heart that is touched with the loadstone of divine love, trembling with godly fear, and yet still looking towards God by fixed believing,...