Learning to pray
Prayer (I)Prayer the Churches banquet, Angels age, Gods breath in man returning to his birth, The soul in paraphrase, heart in pilgrimage,The Christian plummet sounding heav’n and earth;Engine against th’ Almightie, sinner’s towre, Reversed thunder, Christ-side-piercing spear, The six daies world-transposing in an houre,A kinde of tune, which all things heare and fear; Softnesse, and peace, and joy, and love, and blisse, Exalted Manna, gladnesse of the best,
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Marilyn McEntyre is a fellow at the Gaede Institute for the Liberal Arts at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, and the author of Patient Poets: Illness from Inside Out.
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