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Faded Flowers (Poem)

A simple gift of half dead flowers,As though the giver’s pleading eyes would say,Let me of Life's Eternal Waters drink.And l shall look with gladness on the day;Once more my fading eyes shall see the light,My pale lips take a deeper, warmer hue,My wan cheeks find the roundness they have…
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How Flowers Help Us

I—The Daisy On a windy day, in late winter, I stood on the cliff-top bemoaning my lot, and pitying myself with all the vitality there was in me. Things were badly awry; everyday life was unbearable with its petty cares and monotonous sequence of days; people around me were small…
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Like the Flowers

We want to grow beautifully like the flowers. Have you ever thought how they grow? They just open out slowly, gradually into their full glory, and God's love shines upon them. They do not struggle nor resist, nor push forward hurriedly, but calmly and joyously open out their lives for…
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The Wayside Flower (Poem)

There grows a little flower by the way,And sheds its sweetness on the passer-by;And many a tired traveller stays to restWhere it is nigh. It grows beside the dusty road of life,And lifts a trustful face to God above—Thrice strong the soul that breathes the sweetness ofThe flower of Love!…
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The Legend of the Flowers

God saw that it was very good,The swelling wold, the whispering wood,The fair green grass, the tiny brook,The fragrant moss in shady nook,The glittering drops of morning dewThat keep the face of Nature new—All, all was good.The spirit-garment touched the earth,And every plant sprang to its birthClothed in a robe…
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