Coneflowers in our yard
Yellow finches like these when the seeds are dry.
Photo by Mr. Dickie
Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I myself have founded empires; but upon what do these creations of our genius depend? Upon force. Jesus alone founded His empire upon love, and to this very day millions would die for Him.
(Napoleon Bonaparte, conversation with General Bertrand at St. Helena, in Flowers Along The Path, by Esther Carls Dodgen, p. 58)
11 August 2015