I was taught in my childhood by parents, in love,
Of a gift that was sent from heaven above;
Offered nigh two thousand years ago.
Thus, I first learned of Atonement.
With innocent mind my trust I gave
That One had come whose power would save. Continue reading
Many years ago some friends gave me the book “Christ’s Ideals for Living” by Obert C Tanner. It has a number of gems in it, and this poem by George Blair is one of them which has stayed with me. Jeffrey R Holland quoted it in his April 2006 Conference talk “Broken Things to Mend”.
It reminds me that no matter what part of our life is broken, we can be made whole by Jesus Christ, the Great Healer.
The Carpenter of Nazareth