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BOC Fellowship
07-02-2007, 09:55 PM
Post: #6
Peace
Thank you so much for your helpful words. I have also just remembered a poem of Henry Vaughan called 'Peace'.

Quote:My soul, there is a country
Far beyond the stars,
Where stands a winged sentry
All skilful in the wars,
There above noise and danger
Sweet peace sits crowned with smiles,
And one born in a manger
Commands the beauteous files,
He is thy gracious friend,
And (O my soul awake!)
Did in pure love descend
To die here for thy sake,
If thou canst get but thither,
There grows the flower of peace,
The Rose that cannot wither,
Thy fortress and thy ease;
Leave then thy foolish ranges;
For none can thee secure,
But one, who never changes,
Thy God, thy life, thy cure.

Yes - Henry Vaughan was right after all!
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