His Winter

“It is not the high summer alone that is God's. The winter also is His. And into His winter He came to visit us. And all man's winters are His—the winter of our poverty, the winter of our sorrow, the winter of our unhappiness—even 'the winter of our discontent.'" I stole a glance at Adela. … Continue reading His Winter

Regarding Man

  In so far as I am Man I am the chief of creatures. In so far as I am a man I am the chief of sinners.   “And now I began to find that this duplex passion was the Christian key to ethics everywhere. Everywhere the creed made a moderation out of the … Continue reading Regarding Man

But a Fool

Who sets himself not sternly to be good,Is but a fool, who judgment of true things Has none, however oft the claim renewed. And he who thinks, in his great plenitude, To right himself, and set his spirit free, Without the might of higher communings, Is foolish also—save he willed himself to be. — George … Continue reading But a Fool