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A Continual Feast: Words of Comfort and Celebration, by Jan Karon

By Jan Karon

For years, Mitford’s Father Tim Kavanagh has transcribed into his dog-eared journals phrases of knowledge, religion, and encouragement. Written in his personal hand or typed on his idiosyncratic Royal typewriter, a continuing banquet comprises the vigorous principles, logic, profound knowledge, and undeniable solid humor he has gleaned from the likes of C. S. Lewis, Emily Dickinson, William Blake, Helen Keller, G. okay. Chesterton, and should Rogers, to call quite a few. including its profitable better half quantity, Patches of Godlight, Father Tim’s most modern quote magazine is certain facts of the reality of an access from Lord Byron: “A small drop of ink produces that which makes millions think.” “The pleased center has a continuing feast.” —Proverbs 15: 15 NIV

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Prayer of Breton Fishermen 2/16 Am beginning the essays r e d d o f y Essa “I ’m not just a suit. ” Gerald Levin, upon his retirement as C EO Time Warner Sam. Johnson,1709-1784: The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. Man’s chief end is to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever. Westminster Shorter Catechism Pray as you can, and do not try to pray as you can’t. John Chapman, Eng. Benedictine monk It is always springtime in the heart that loves God. Jean-Baptiste -Marie Vianney, Fr priest, 1786-1859 Moses dialogues with God, hammers down, gets into relationship with the Almighty: .

William Henry Davies, b. 1871 Reading yet again in the QuillerCouch edition, Oxford Bk Eng Verse 4/17 I am not a has-been. I îÇ å will-¯e. Lauren Bacall Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. Tennyson A man’s language is an unerring index of his nature. Laurence Binyon I make the most of all that Wisdom! comes, And the least of all that goes. Sara Teasdale Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo Our bodies are our gardens, to which our wills are gardeners. Selah! Shakespeare So absolutelí good is truth, truth ©ever ‡urt± the öeller.

Jean-Baptiste -Marie Vianney, Fr priest, 1786-1859 Moses dialogues with God, hammers down, gets into relationship with the Almighty: . Oh! Teach us to live well ! Teach us to live wisely and well ! . Surprise us with love at daybreak: Then we’ll skip and dance all the day long. Make up for the bad times with some good times; We’ve seen enough ev§l to last a lifetime. Let your servants see what you’re best at- The ways you rule and bless your children. And let the loveliness of our Lord, our God, rest On us, Confirming the work that we do.

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