The Beauty of Every Day

The Beauty of Every Day

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...it. " Remember Lot's wife," how the poor woman could not get free from her past, how it dragged her back when the angels were trying to rescue and save her, so that she was whelmed in the salt tide and perished. Many people are lost by clinging to their past. They have allowed it to be unworthy. When Cardinal Mazarin was near to death, it is said a courtier in his palace saw him walking about the great halls of his palace, gazing on the magnificent pictures, the statuary, and works of art. " Must I leave it all? Must I leave it all?" he was heard to murmur despairingly. These were his treasures, the accumulation of a long life of wealth and power. These were the things he had lived for, and they were things he could not take with him. He must leave them 'to the moth and rust. We must beware of our earthly entanglements. We should forget the things of the past by having our hearts filled with the glory of things to come. flthamada mistake A wasted day! no song of praise Wells up from depths of grateful heart, Yet others long to hear our lays, The souls that dwell in gloom apart. A wasted day! no kindly deed; No cup of water, cool and sweet, We bear to other souls in need, Nor lead some pilgrim's straying feet. A wasted day! no victory won, The sword lies idle in its sheath, If deeds of valor be undone, How can we wear the conqueror's wreath?. HOMAS was not with the other apostles when Jesus i appeared to them the evening of the Resurrection. _ Through his absence he missed the revealing of Jesus when he came that night and stood in the midst of the little company alive, and showed them his hands. The other apostles went out from the room with hearts full of joy. They had their Friend again....show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773268
  • 9781236773265