A hand On the shoulder Laid in purposeful rest Says a word in silent fullness And peace. – Patrick Lauser
Now are the clouds like fiery shrouds; the sun, superbly large, Slow as an oak to a woodsman’s stroke, sinks flaming at their marge; – From The Ballad of the Boat by Richard Garnett
It should never be “Quantity versus Quality”: they must work together. – Patrick Lauser Indeed, quality can hardly exist without quantity, and quantity without quality is useless.
“You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve, and that is both honor enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest emperor on earth. Be content.” – Aslan in Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis
The Soldier and a Child I am a weary soldier, cold and bent, A dark and heavy cloud bends down my head. A child I passed who called before I went: I halted, breathless, held by what she said. As light, unbreaking chains her words had shone; As calling me from hard and blackened sleep, […]
Midday sunlight falls Sunset and sunrise sideways Never falls, but shines – Patrick Lauser
“Are you quite yourself sir?” “No I’m not, thank God, nor will I ever be again.” – Focus on The Family Radio Theatre adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens