Joan of Arc was perhaps the most wonderful person who ever lived in the world.~ Andrew Lang
Joan of Arc, her pyre burns brightly Angels chanting, praying, sighing Martyred, crowned with fire by Jesus “Jesus, Jesus” burning, crying Does her banner fly in heaven? Can her spirit raise and leaven? Is her friendship gone forever? Saints of God are always present. Little Flower leads us destined Rich in colors, ever… Continue reading Saints of God are always Present
I highly recommend this relatively short, free, online book by the late Scottish poet and author Andrew Lang. It reminds me of Mark Twain’s book on Joan of Arc and of the reason I think so highly of these works by two men who never could be mistaken for holding orthodox Christian views. The brilliance… Continue reading Andrew Lang’s Joan of Arc
I was wondering one day why Joan of Arc’s end so cruelly stark, formed with her fire, a light out of dark She did everything asked of her, she did nothing wrong, that is my opinion of her life and its song She freed her countrymen and king, she was an astounding figure of history… Continue reading The Fire of Joan of Arc (Light out of Dark)
While walking through the snow and ice To church in bitter cold that night The pain that tore my soul apart Had lodged itself inside my heart This heart gives thanks in joy to one A saint I met when I was young Despite this great enduring grace A troubled look had skewed my face… Continue reading The Christmas Present
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