Friday in the Fourth Week of Lent

Oh Love, how cheering is Thy ray!

All pain before thy presence flies;

Care, sorrow, anguish, melt away,

Where’er Thy healing beams arise.

Oh Father, nothing may I see,

Nothing desire, or seek, but Thee. — P. Gerhardt

 

We learn during Lent that when there is a faith in God, it gives to the possessor a confidence and a patience, such as no man or woman can realize who has not felt God’s influences. There is a communion with God in which the soul feels his presence. There is a state of union with God in which all the past and the present are reconciled. During Lent we glimpse at the infinite.

About the author

Webb Hubbell, former Associate Attorney General of The United States, is an author and speaker. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller.

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