Tuesday, November 4, 2008

"Love has one race, one realm, one power..."

"Now is the time approaching,
By prophets long foretold,
When all shall dwell together,
One Shepherd and one fold.
Now Jew and Gentile, meeting
From many a distant shore,
Around one altar kneeling,
One common Lord adore.

Let all that now divides us
Remove and pass away,
Like shadows of the morning
Before the blaze of day.
Let all that now unites us
More sweet and lasting prove,
A closer bond of union,
In a blest land of love."
- J.W. Elliott

The following second stanza from "The New Century" found in Mary Baker Eddy's small volume of published poetry, Poems, is singing through my heart today.  I will let it speak in "eloquent silence" to each of you:

"...Tis writ on earth, on leaf and flower:
Love hath one race, one realm, one power.
Dear God! how great, how good Thou art
To heal humanity's sore heart;
To probe the wound, then pour the balm —
A life perfected, strong and calm.
The dark domain of pain and sin
Surrenders — Love doth enter in,
And peace is won, and lost is vice:
Right reigns, and blood was not its price."

-Mary Baker Eddy



  1. beautiful, my girl....

    and good morning!


  2. I felt your sisterhood in my heart last night...love you, K