(New) Life Together

Welcome back to another week of work, study, and transformation at Young Harris College.  This week, having just returned from our protracted weekend of rest and celebrations, I turn to an Irish-born writer, Katharine Tynan, to supply a poetic beginning our time together. 

 

Enjoy her lyrical rhythms and join us in chapel this week as we induct another class into our College’s honor society, Alpha Chi.

 

Everyone is welcome to attend.

 

Have a wonderful week and see you along the way.

 

“Easter”

Bring flowers to strew His way,

Yea, sing, make holiday;

Bid young lambs leap,

And earth laugh after sleep.

For now He cometh forth

Winter flies to the north,

Folds wings and cries

Amid the bergs and ice.

Yea, Death, great Death is dead,

And Life reigns in his stead;

Cometh the Athlete

New from dead Death’s defeat.

Cometh the Wrestler,

But Death he makes no stir,

Utterly spent and done,

And all his kingdom gone.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: