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Paradoxes…

One book that I would recommend (if you are looking and searching for a gift as a birthday, wedding or anniversary present) is The Valley of Vision. It has wonderful thoughtful poems and prayers like this prayer-poem called Paradoxes….

O Changeless God,
Under the conviction of the Spirit I learn that
The more I do, the worse I am,
The more I know, the less I know,
The more holiness I have, the mores sinful I am,
The more I love, the more there is to love.
O wretched man that I am!

O Lord,
I have a wild heart
And cannot stand before thee;
I am like a bird before a man.
How little I love thy truth and ways!
I neglect prayer,
By thinking I have prayed enough and earnestly,
By knowing thou hast saved my soul. …Read More!