Strength From the Sorrow – Streams in the Desert, March 11

"Weeping inconsolably beside a grave can never give back love’s banished treasure, nor can any blessing come out of such sadness. Sorrow makes deep scars; it writes its record ineffaceably on the heart which suffers. We really never get over our great griefs; we are never altogether the same after we have passed through them … Continue reading Strength From the Sorrow – Streams in the Desert, March 11

The Just Shall Live by Faith – Streams in the Desert 03/10

"Keep your eye steadily fixed on the infinite grandeur of Christ’s finished work and righteousness. Look to Jesus and believe, look to Jesus and live! Nay, more; as you look to him, hoist your sails and buffet manfully the sea of life. Do not remain in the haven of distrust, or sleeping on your shadows … Continue reading The Just Shall Live by Faith – Streams in the Desert 03/10

It Must Be Bought – Streams in the Desert: November 3

“They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.” Isa. 40:9 “Great truths are dearly bought, the common truths, Such as men give and take from day to day, Come in the common walk of easy life, Blown by the careless wind across our way. “Great truths are greatly … Continue reading It Must Be Bought – Streams in the Desert: November 3

Joy and Sorrow United

Joined in God – Streams in the Desert 08/19 http://womenofchristianity.com/joined-in-god-streams-in-the-desert-0819/ “As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing” (2 Cor. 6:10). "When Sorrow sang, her notes were like the low sweet call of the nightingale, and in her eyes was the unexpectant gaze of one who has ceased to look for coming gladness.  She could weep in tender … Continue reading Joy and Sorrow United

Joy and Sorrow United

Joined in God – Streams in the Desert 08/19 http://womenofchristianity.com/joined-in-god-streams-in-the-desert-0819/ “As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing” (2 Cor. 6:10). Sorrow was beautiful, but her beauty was the beauty of the moonlight shining through the leafy branches of the trees in the wood, and making little pools of silver here and there on the soft green moss … Continue reading Joy and Sorrow United