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.