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Life Poetry

Not modern poetry.

It’s Tuesday, and normally I would find a modern poet. Instead, I’m going for a puritan. George Herbert wrote this sonnet when he was 16, and gave it to his mother for New Year’s Day, 1593. Sonnet I My God, where is that ancient heat towards thee, Wherewith whole showls of Martyrs once did burn, […]

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Christianity Lectionary music Theology

New Year’s Eve, 31 December 19.

Jesus is the light we should live under. If we need to hide what we are doing, it’s generally unwise [1]. Christ says those who follow him don’t do things in alleyways. They confront, at times they disobey the rules of their nation, for we have never been promised righteous rulers. But the Pharisees showed […]