The Tree Of Love


The tree of love its roots hath spread

Deep in my heart, and rears its head;

Rich are its fruits: they joy dispense;

Transport the heart, and ravish sense.

In love’s sweet swoon to thee I cleave,

Bless’d source of love…

Image above (and on front-page mastheads): Incarnate — Be With Us Now by Roger Hutchison. This image will appear on the cover for Without Apology: Sermons for Christ’s Church by Stanley Hauerwas (Church Publishing, Inc.


Words above: The Tree of Love by St. Francis of Assisi.

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