Good Tidings

“His parents found him in the temple; they never really found him until he entered the true temple—their own adoring hearts. The temple that knows not its builder, is no temple; in it dwells no divinity. But at length he comes to his own, and his own receive him;—comes to them in the might of … Continue reading Good Tidings

Some Sign

When I see the blindness and the wretchedness of man, when I regard the whole silent universe and man without light, left to himself and, as it were, lost in this corner of the universe, without knowing who has put him there, what he has come to do, what will become of him at death, … Continue reading Some Sign

Words of God

All created things are words of God, light, darkness, water, fire, the smallness of children, the friendship of animals, science, rhythm, poetry, music, art, the tenderness of mothers, the ardor of lovers. Above our heads, under our feet, within our hearts, words of God whisper and laugh and sing one thing: 'See how I love … Continue reading Words of God

Lead Me to Him

“My friend, if one should tell a homeless boy,   ”There is your father’s house: go in and rest;”   Through every open room the child would pass,   Timidly looking for the friendly eye;   Fearing to touch, scarce daring even to wonder   At what he saw, until he found his sire;   But gathered to his bosom, straight … Continue reading Lead Me to Him