“For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.”
“We may outrun
By violent swiftness
that which we run at,
And lose by over-running.”
“Discovery consists of seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what no one has thought.”
“A dairymaid can milk cows to the glory of God.”
“I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.”
It’s so hard, as a mother, to discern the difference between defiance and a display of giftedness. Emily Kiser shares her sweet observations on this issue in her article on Charlotte Mason Poetry today.
I’m thankful to have read her words this morning. Starting the day with gentle encouragement to watch for beauty is a welcomed gift.
“Come, let us sing a psalm, and drive away the devil.”