Henry van Dyke

“What is this reading, which I must learn”

asked Adam, “and what is it like?” “It is something beyond gardening,” answered Raphael, “and at times you will find it a heavy task. But at its best it will be like listening through your eyes; and you shall hear the flowers laugh, the trees talk, and the stars sing.” –Solomon Singlewitz—The Life of Adam …

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Guide to Daily Reading 11/10/22

Introduction to The Pocket University Guide to Daily Reading, and this series of posts. Henry van Dyke born on this date in 1852 (d. 4/1933). van Dyke was an America poet, essayist, and short story writer. He was also a Presbyterian pastor renown for his sermons at Brick Presbyterian Church in New York. Two of …

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