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Keep to the Right

As a boy I used to look curiously at the notices projecting from the wayside lamp-posts—"Please keep to the right," and for a time was puzzled as to who or what they referred to "Please keep to the right" I would read over and over again, and would think what…
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Solitude

Why idly seek from outward thingsThe answer inward silence brings?Why climb the far-off hills with pain,A nearer view of heaven to gain?In lowliest depths of bosky dellsThe hermit Contemplation dwells,Whence, piercing heaven, with screened sight,He sees at noon the stars, whose lightShall glorify the coming night.—John Greenlead Whittier In the…
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The Power of Faith

Faith can move mountains; so the Scripture saith.The very gates of Heaven are built on faith.He would not see high Heaven, though Heaven were near,Who had not Faith: and with it, Heaven is here.—Clifford Harrison The mind evolves its own. Seek the True and you will find it; or the…
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True Work

Remember it is often to those men and women who have given their time, their work, and sometimes their lives, that we owe much of the light, and much of the comforts and joys that continually open out to us greater Truths. We know not always how they have struggled,…
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Compensation

The wings of Time are black and white,Pied with morning and with night.Mountain tall and ocean deepTrembling balance duly keep.In changing moon, in tidal wave,Glows the feud of Want and Have.Gauge of more and less through spaceElectric star and pencil plays.The lonely Earth amid the ballsThat hurry through the eternal…
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