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CHAPTER V. PHASES OF THOUGHT.

The sound of a sob In the darkness, A child crieth after its Father— “My spirit within me is burning, Consumed with a passionate yearning— Oh, unknown, far away Father!”— No voice answers out of the darkness. Thayumanavar, A thousand … Continue reading

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CHAPTER IV. SORROW AND SUFFERING.

They march, and strike the note of pain, A moment pause, then strike again; A third time sounds the drummer’s roll, Mourning the passage of a sou!. A covered corpse—a torch of fire— They bear it to the funeral pyre. … Continue reading

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CHAPTER III. CASTE AND CUSTOM.

“There is no people upon the face of the earth who are afflicted with so many self-imposed, and therefore remediable, evils as the Hindus.” Sir Madhava Rau, An educated Brahman.     GOSHA ” ; ” Murrevu “—what do ‘ … Continue reading

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CHAPTER II. OUT OF DOORS.

“Love, knowledge, power, and chosen words, three things Should he possess who speaks the word of kings. An envoy meet is he, well learned, of fearless eye, Who speaks right home, prepared for each emergency.” TlRUVULLUVAR, Tamil Poet, A thousand … Continue reading

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CHAPTER I. INDOORS.

  “Show good to the Good—the Responsive, And in rock that abideth you write it: Show good to the Bad—Unresponsive, In wavering water indite it. Impressions abide, or impressions fade, As the heart is, so the impression made.” AVVAYAR, Tamil … Continue reading

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Thy Brother’s Blood Crieth By Amy Carmichael

The tom-toms thumped straight on all night, and the darkness shuddered round me like a living, feeling thing. I could not go to sleep, so I lay awake and looked; and I saw, as it seemed, this: That I stood … Continue reading

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Letter on the Way to Colombo – Amy Carmichael

Amy had to leave Japan due to health concerns, and then stayed in China. Then she felt the Lord telling her to go to Ceylon. Eventually, she went to India where she stayed for 53 years. This is a letter … Continue reading

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To Calv’ry let our eyes be turned by Amy Carmichael

To Calv’ry let our eyes be turned, With Calv’ry love our hearts be burned; For there in Calv’ry’s awful hour, Love conquered sin and Satan’s pow’r. Lord, turn our gaze upon Thy Cross, Counting all else not gain but loss; … Continue reading

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O God of burning altar fire by Amy Carmichael

O God of burning altar fire, O God of love’s consuming flame, Make pure the flame of our desire To win the lost to seek Thy Name. There is no coldness, Lord, in Thee, Oh, keep us kindled lest we … Continue reading

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Hast Thou No Scar? by Amy Carmichael

Hast thou no scar? No hidden scar on foot, or side, or hand? I hear thee sung as mighty in the land; I hear them hail thy bright, ascendant star. Hast thou no scar? Hast thou no wound? Yet I … Continue reading

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