What is to give light must endure burning.
Every child of Heavenly Father born in the world is given at birth, as a free gift, the Light of Christ.
When you have a child, your previous life seems like someone else’s. It’s like living in a house and suddenly finding a room you didn’t know was there, full of treasure and light.
I have been sitting watching that ever since I came back, the continuous variations of light and shadow.
India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.
Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away.
Certain periods in history suddenly lift humanity to an observation point where a clear light falls upon a world previously dark.
Not a breath of air stirred over the free and open prairie; the clouds were like light piles of cotton; and where the blue sky was visible, it wore a hazy and languid aspect.
The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.