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Margaret Bird Steinmetz Leaves of Life Daily Devotional

<< Leaves of Life, by Margaret Bird Steinmetz

Leaves of Life - November 28

  • 2009 Nov 01


  • William Blake born 1757.
  • Anton G. Rubinstein born 1829
  • Washington Irving died 1859.

The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal, every other affliction to forget. Take warning by the bitterness of this thy contrite affliction over the dead, and henceforth be more faithful and affectionate in the discharge of thy duties to the living.

Washington Irving.


Joy and woe are woven fine,
A clothing for the soul divine;
Every grief and pine
Runs a joy with a silken twine.

—William Blake.


Ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

—John 16. 20.


Heavenly Father, grant that I may not lose the kindness that I may give and receive to-day. I thank thee for the memories of yesterday, the hope of to-morrow, and the wisdom of to-day. May I have a vision of immortality that will keep me through the closest sorrow. Amen.


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