THE MEETING

 

And so I find it well to come

For deeper rest to this still room.

For here the habit of the soul

Feels less the outer world’s control.

The strength of mutual purpose pleads

More earnestly our common needs.

And from the silence multiplied

By these still forms on either side,

The world that time and sense have known

Falls off and leaves us God alone.

 

--John G. Whittier

 

 

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