Tag Archives: Amy Carmichael

Hast thou no scar?

Hast thou no scar? No hidden scar on foot, or side, or hand? I hear thee sung as mighty in the land; I hear them hail thy bright, ascendant star. Hast thou no scar? Hast thou no wound? Yet I … Continue reading

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From silken self, O Captain, free

From prayer that asks that I may be Sheltered from winds that beat on Thee, From fearing when I should aspire, From faltering when I should climb higher, From silken self, O Captain, free Thy soldier who would follow Thee. … Continue reading

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For our children

Father, hear us, we are praying, Hear the words our hearts are saying; We are praying for our children. Keep them from the powers of evil, From the secret, hidden peril; Father, hear us for our children. From the whirlpool … Continue reading

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words with power to crush and tear

School teachers spoke them. Friends. Siblings. Parents. Even strangers spoke them. Words. Words remembered for a lifetime. Words that crushed. Words that affected our view of ourselves, and many times, our future courage and our future actions. Words that left … Continue reading

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All must mean all

I discovered this Amy Carmichael quote after I’d already written about Psalm 25:10 — and true to my original thoughts on┬ápithy quotes, she summarizes in a few profound sentences what it took me many paragraphs to say. Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) … Continue reading

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