What we hope for

(Francis Bourdillon, “Affliction, Light and Short!” 1864) “For our light affliction, which is but for a moment–is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; while we do not look at the things which are seen–but at the things … Continued

We do not lose heart

(J.R. Miller, “Help for the Day”) Life may seem a failure here, crushed like a lily… — broken, trampled, torn! But it may yet become a glorious success. Because Many of the truest and best of God’s children, know only … Continued

Hence the need for faith

(Charles Spurgeon, “Flowers from a Puritan’s Garden” 1883) “The stars, by reason of the great distance between us and them. seem but so many sparks in the sky. Just so, we have a weak sight of things which are at … Continued