Teach them to pray

We would teach our children how to pray. As we do so, we will find that they take to it quite naturally, instinctively really. After all, prayer amounts to putting into words the deepest longings of the heart. Prayer is the soul’s sincere desire, Uttered or unexpressed; The motion of a hidden fire That trembles […]

What my tongue saith

We look upward, always beyond the mark! Not mediocrity, nor on a level with that which is common, but higher, much higher, above the base and unrestrained. Discipline is required, lest our tongue betray us. Language fit for the gutter defines the man. Come now, we are better than that! If our speech reeks of […]

The efficacy of prayer

Can there be any prayer more beautiful than those we fervently pray, with all the power of our being, not for ourselves, but in behalf of those we love? Such prayers, poured out tearfully from the very depths of our souls, are profound in their simplicity and fervency, and surely pleasing unto the Father. But […]