Growing together in the Spirit of Jesus Christ...

"Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another - and all the more as you see the Day approaching." - Hebrews 10:25 NIV

Sunday, October 26, 2008

October 26, 2008

the inner eye
(dedicated to Bob Shannon
-a kindred spirit in Christ)

“He is surely there to be seen,
like my mountain.
Days may pass when we only hope and long and guess.
Then the weather comes right,
the veil thins away and we see!
It is, however, not a rare privilege
reserved for a tiny few.
It is not a grudged miracle,
granted only to saints who have killed out all self.
It belongs to the very nature of the soul to see God.
It is what makes life really life.
It is as normal a function as breathing or digestion.
Only one must, of all things, intend to do it!”
- Rufus M. Jones

“Our Father,
we thank thee for the beauties of thy world,
for earth and sky and the reflection
of thy Spirit in human hearts.
Open our inner eyes to see all lovely things
and our inner ears to hear the music of thy voice.
May all the thoughts and actions of each of us
speak praise to thee today. Amen.”
- William A. Clough

“God is alway visible the moment
the inner eye is clear.”
- Rufus M. Jones

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