Christ, our lord, on Christmas Day, here in body dwelling, came, our God, to be a man came to pay our ransom – All the angels preach the news Heaven’s wrath is ending. A baby sleeps in stone and straw Glory in the Highest! – Born a peasant, owned a king by the magi-envoys. Payed […]Read more "Christ, Our Lord, on Christmas Day"
He sat at night beneath the darkened skies; if earth’s first man, its first in failing too. Regret, in shadows, closed him ‘round, and drew the salt and sorrow from his sinful eyes. E’en now he heard the echoes of her cries– Eve’s shuddered breaths– that wounded him and threw that past, and awful madness […]Read more "Adam’s Vigil"