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Poem analysis: “Gratefulness” by George Herbert

The first two lines of George Herbert’s poem “Gratefulness,” a petitionary prayer to God, are often quoted at this time of year: “Thou that hast given so much to me, give one more thing: a grateful heart.” It’s a sweet … Continue reading

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“Blessing of the Stew Pot” by Alla Renée Bozarth

Blessed be the Creator and all creative hands which plant and harvest, pack and haul and hand over sustenance — Blessed be carrot and cow, potato and mushroom, tomato and bean, parsley and peas, onion and thyme, garlic and bay … Continue reading

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