A Christmas Carol for 1862

This beautiful prayer came to mind this morning, and how fitting it is today, even though the winter be symbolic. The skies are pale for us now, and the winds seem cold, and the children need help as much as they ever did.   (The year of the trouble in Lancashire.) The skies are pale, … Continue reading A Christmas Carol for 1862

The One Business of a Teacher

“Only a pupil of his own could have worked with Mr Graham, for his mode was very peculiar. But the strangest fact in it would have been the last to reveal itself to an ordinary observer. This was, that he rarely contradicted anything: he would call up the opposing truth, set it face to face … Continue reading The One Business of a Teacher