- ► 2014 (19)
- Yandex in Russia
- Natural Easter Egg Dyes by Shannon McRae
- Abou Ben Adhem - a poem by James Henry Leigh Hunt
- Eileen Schuh, author of THE TRAZ, has a question f...
- The Bible and the Pharisees
- Fundamentalist Churches Need Dieting for Dummies
- Bizarro Writer and Books
- Can people with schizophrenia work?
- GIVEAWAY - THE FIRST PILLAR - ONE MORE DAY
- SUBMERGED author, Cheryl Kaye Tardif, talks about ...
- BIGFOOT BOY: LOST ON EARTH - an excerpt
- FREE eBook on Autism
- My mystery novel, RED HERRINGS, and the concerns o...
- Fashion is available twice a year
- Stompin' Tom, a Canadian Icon, Dead at 77
- Django and The Hobbit (in 3D) at The Oscars
- ▼ March (16)
- ► 2012 (95)
Most Popular Posts
Cheryl Tardif from Imajin Books is publishing my first novel, SpaceHive, in the summer of 2012. It will be in both ebook and trade paperba...
Sandra Miller Sandra Miller is a writer and lives in New York. Two times a year she watches Friends sitcom. She loves salsa. Use...
Memorable Characters Writer's Workshop I went to my first writer's workshop last Saturday, put on by the Canadian Authors'...
The Fascinating Eileen Schuh featured today with DISPASSIONATE LIES and other great novels ON SALE FOR A LIMITED TIMEWELCOME Eileen Schuh with me today to my blog. She is both a friend and fellow author, from the boreal forests of St. Paul, Albe...
It is my pleasure to welcome author Mari Collier to my blog today. We’ll start out with a few questions. If you choose not to a...
Morgen Bailey biography Based in Northamptonshire, England, Morgen Bailey (“Morgen with an E”) is a prolific blogger, podcaste...
A Millionaire's Christmas by Brian Porter My 5 star review Christmas being less than two months away, and the unfortunate resul...
Naz Sohni Uppal is the Radio South Asia Friday hostess of a show called Naz at Night that runs from 10 p.m. to midnight on World FM 1...
TODAY we think about romance once again, and the healing properties of love in the face of adversity or error. I gave my review 4 stars. ...
I have a story for Katie Jenning's friend. I just wrote it for her now because she may be young and not knowing love is sometimes a ...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
This is one of my favorite poems. Do you like the message?
Abou Ben Adhem
Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace,
And saw, within the moonlight in his room,
Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom,
An angel writing in a book of gold:—
Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold,
And to the Presence in the room he said
"What writest thou?"—The vision raised its head,
And with a look made of all sweet accord,
Answered "The names of those who love the Lord."
"And is mine one?" said Abou. "Nay, not so,"
Replied the angel. Abou spoke more low,
But cheerly still, and said "I pray thee, then,
Write me as one that loves his fellow men."
The angel wrote, and vanished. The next night
It came again with a great wakening light,
And showed the names whom love of God had blessed,
And lo! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest.
James Henry Leigh Hunt