quiet need.

as a performance studies teacher, i have heard elizabeth barrett browning’s sonnet 43 more times than i can count.  what’s hilarious is that most of the students that chose the sonnet to perform in class thought that they happened to be the first person ever to stumble upon this particular poem– arguably, the most popular love ...

1.12.11: quotation of the day

12. January 2011 quotations 0
“it is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults.  so to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words… that is friendship.” henry ward beecher Like this:Like Loading...

be still.

one of my favorites. too bad we don’t know all the verses.  like most hymns, people have picked and chosen which ones to keep in hymnals. maybe a stanza or two will be new to you. — Be still, my soul: the Lord is on thy side. Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain. ...

sometimes a light surprises…

this poem is on my mind and heart today…  thought i’d share. more thoughts as to why later. ——– Sometimes a light surprises the Christian while he sings; It is the Lord, who rises with healing in His wings: When comforts are declining, He grants the soul again A season of clear shining, to cheer ...

it’s a small world after all?

04. January 2011 quotations, randomness 0
i feel like i’ve been hit by a bus. it’s a combination of a 15 hour roadtrip and an oncoming cold, i think. (kudos to my fiancé, who not only accompanied me for the 15 hour trip, but drove most of it.  you’re amazing.  and only someone who has driven almost a 15 hr trip ...