Sunday Sonnet.

Anne Locke’s paraphrase of Psalm 51 breaks out into theology. The wisdom she has takes the scales off her eyes, and she sees her self justification as compounding the evil she has done. The text is Behold, You desire truth in the [f]innermost being,And in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom. Psalm Continue Reading

Whitsunday.

O GOD, who as at this time didst teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by sending to them the light of thy Holy Spirit; Grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour, Continue Reading